The Lady Gaga song?
Erm, I admit my cultural references are a little dated at times, but I’m not talking about the 2008 pop hit, but a new dramedy coming to Sky Max this week.
Tell me more.
Poker Face is a 10-episode mystery-of-the-week series starring Natasha Lyonne, known for her roles on the Netflix shows Russian Doll and Orange Is The New Black, as Charlie Cale, a casino worker with “an uncanny ability to determine when someone is lying.
Forced on the run, Cale hits the road in her antique sky-blue Plymouth Barracuda and finds herself drawn to a series of strange and dangerous places, each stop bringing new characters and a series of bizarre crimes she’s determined to solve.
Poker Face has been created, written and directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Rian Johnson, who is also the mastermind behind the critically acclaimed film Knives Out and its sequel Glass Onion.
Who is in the cast?
Well, buckle up… It’s a long and eclectic list. Benjamin Bratt has a recurring role, with the impressive list of guest stars including Adrien Brody, Chloe Sevigny, Ellen Barkin, Jameela Jamil, Cherry Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nick Nolte, and Tim Meadows.
When can I watch?
Poker Face is available exclusively on Sky Max and NOW from Friday.