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Netflix orders a new Mike Myers series

Austin Powers star to play 'multiple characters'

Austin Powers star Mike Myers is to make a new comedy series for Netflix in which he plays  a series of characters.

The streaming giant has ordered six half-hour episodes – although precise details of the format have not ben revealed. Even the title is still under wraps.

Myers said only: ‘I love creating characters, and Netflix has given me a fantastic playground to play in.’

The comic, who cut his teeth on Saturday Night Live, returned to television in 2017 as the host of ABC's The Gong Show in the guise of a British comedian called  Tommy Maitland.

Published: 18 Apr 2019

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