Comedian Mike Myers is up to his old tricks again. The beloved comedian has played several different characters throughout the Austin Powers franchise, and fans have loved seeing him wear so many hats in the same project. This May, Myers will bring several goofy characters back to life with the release of his new Netflix comedy series, The Pentaverate. The series tells the story of a secret society that rules the world from behind the scenes and is set to debut in the first season on May 5. Ahead of its release, Netflix unveiled a brand new trailer.
In the new images of The Pentaverate, Netflix shares some quick looks at many different characters Myers is set to play in the film. You can watch the new trailer in its entirety below!
The Pentaverate is about a secret society of men who have been pulling strings and influencing world events since the Black Death in 1347. In modern times, a Canadian journalist finds himself caught up in a mission to uncover the truth, but the Pentaverate won’t back down. in front of nothing to remain a secret to the world.
Myers plays a total of eight characters throughout the series, including the reporter at the center of the story. He is joined in the cast by Ken Jeong, Keegan-Michael Key, Debi Mazar, Richard McCabe, Jennifer Saunders and Lydia West. Jeremy Irons narrates the series.
Here’s a full list of characters Myers will play:
- Ken Scarborough: An old-school Canadian journalist who sets out to expose the Pentaverate and win back his job.
- Anthony Lansdowne: A New England conspiracy theorist, determined to expose the Pentaverate.
- Rex Smith: far-right radio host and prominent conspiracy theorist.
- Lord Lordington: The oldest and highest-ranking member of the Pentaverate.
- Bruce Baldwin: Former media mogul.
- Mishu Ivanov: former Russian oligarch.
- Shep Gordon: Former manager of Rock-N-Roll.
- Jason Eccleston: A tech genius who invented the Pentaverate’s supercomputer, MENTOR.
In addition to creating and performing in The PentaverateMyers executive director produces alongside director Tim Kirkby, John Lyons, Tony Hernandez, Lilly Burns and Jax Weinberg.
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