Netflix: Arnold Schwarzenegger & Monica Barbaro Play Father & Daughter In FUBAR
Meta-tag: The action comedy series FUBAR stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Monica Barbaro as father and daughter CIA agents.
FUBAR is an action comedy, about to stream on Netflix and led by action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger. This is the Terminator star’s first major TV role, although he has recently hinted that he wouldn’t say no to a role in Yellowstone. Read on to find out more about FUBAR, its hilarious plot and more.
Arnold Schwarzenegger in FUBAR on Netflix
FUBAR is a new Netflix Original action-comedy series starring Arnold Schwarzenegger in the role of a father. The action icon plays opposite Monica Barbaro as the father and daughter discover they are both undercover CIA agents. Naturally, this complicates their relationship, but it also has a major impact on their dangerous mission.
Meanwhile, the series is the latest in a long list of original content from the streamer, while the cast is a healthy mix of veteran and new actors. Moreover, FUBAR is Schwarzenegger’s first major TV role at a time when Netflix and Paramount+ are both attracting major Hollywood stars.
Schwarzenegger plays Luke Brunner, a soon-to-retire CIA operative who is about to start his final dangerous mission. His aim is to save another CIA agent, who turns out to be his daughter.
Who else is on the cast?
Meanwhile, the role of Luke’s daughter Emma is played by Monica Barbaro, who calls her father Luke for help when she finds herself in trouble. Readers might recall that she played Cora on the Netflix series, The Good Cop as well as Lisa on the ABC show, Splitting Up Together. However, her major big screen role was in Top Gun: Maverick as Lt. Natasha “Phoenix” Trace.
Emma’s boyfriend Carter is played by comedy actor Jay Baruchel, who will do anything to help her. Meanwhile, Jay has previously been seen in comedies like Jay in Knocked Up, as well as movie roles like in Goon and This Is The End, where he played a fictionalized version of himself.
Next up is Aparna Brielle, who plays the role of Tina, a data analyst from outside the CIA. Despite the reluctance of the other agents, she is recruited to help with the recovery mission. Meanwhile Brielle isn’t new to comedy as she starred as Sarika Sarkar in A.P. Bio. She also starred in the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot and the Netflix miniseries, Boo, Bitch.
Veteran stand-up comedian
Veteran comedy actor Andy Buckley also stars in FUBAR, in the role of Donnie, the boyfriend of Luke’s former wife, Tally (Fabiana Udenio), who thinks Luke is desperate to win her back. Besides roles in movies like Jurassic World, Buckley is known for his roles in hit comedy series. These include The Office, Shameless and Veep.
Other cast includes Milan Carter as Barry, a CIA computer wiz is provides technical support to the team while they try to rescue Emma. He has previously been seen in the Netflix biopic Dolemite Is My Name and also in the Nickelodeon series Warped!
Fortune Feimster, who plays CIA agent Ruth, is known for her stand-up comedy career, as well as her role in Office Christmas Party. However, she is probably best known for her role in The Mindy Project.
Another FUBAR cast member is Gabriel Luna who plays Boro, a powerful arms dealer tracked down by Luke. It turns out he previously starred with Schwarzenegger in Terminator: Dark Fate as Rev-9. He has also starred in the dark comedy Bernie and in the MCU TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Moreover, he had a more recent small role as Tommy Miller in the hit HBO show, The Last Of Us. Other supporting cast includes Barbara Eve Harris as Dot and Travis Van Winkle as Aldon.
Readers can watch the trailer for the new hilarious action-comedy series FUBAR below, including Schwarzenegger being dubbed “The fastest 65-year-old white guy on the planet.” Let’s face it, Arnold has still got it.