Netflix’s Space Force Adds John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz, Diana Silvers, Jimmy O. Yang & More

NETFLIX ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL
CAST OF 

ORIGINAL COMEDY SERIES
SPACE
FORCE

JOINING STAR STEVE CARELL ARE JOHN MALKOVICH, BEN SCHWARTZ, DIANA SILVERS,TAWNY NEWSOME, JIMMY O. YANG & ALEX SPARROW

ACCLAIMED FILMMAKER PAUL KING TO DIRECT TWO EPISODES

ABOUT
THE SERIES

  • Logline:
    Workplace comedy centered around the people back on Earth tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services… Space Force. 
  • Launch
    Date:
    2020
  • Episodes:
    10 x 30-minute episodes
  • Steve
    Carell
    , who co-created the series, stars and executive produces
  • Greg
    Daniels
    (The
    Office (U.S.); King of the Hill; Parks and Recreation
    ), is the co-creator of the series
    and serves as showrunner and executive producer 
  • Howard
    Klein/3Arts
    (The
    Office (U.S.); The Mindy Project; Parks and Recreation
    ) also serves as executive producer

Series
Regular Roles

John
Malkovich
(New
Pope
) plays “Dr. Adrian Mallory” – Head Science Advisor, brilliant,
arrogant and hoping to prevent space from becoming the next great international battlefield.

Ben
Schwartz
(Parks
and Recreation, House of Lies
)
plays “F. Tony Scarapiducci” – A self-centered
media consultant whose Machiavellian goals only sometimes line up with those of Mark or Space Force.

Diana
Silvers
(Booksmart,
MA
) plays “Erin Naird”
– Popular and an A-student in Washington DC, Mark’s daughter is an
outcast in Wild Horse Colorado after transferring to a remote military base and turns to delinquency.

Tawny
Newsome
(Bajillion
Dollar Propertie$, Brockmire
) plays “Angela Ali” – Helicopter pilot,
ambitious and competitive, with secret dreams that she keeps close to the vest.

Recurring
Guest Stars

Jimmy
O. Yang
(Silicon
Valley, Crazy Rich Asians
) plays “Doctor Chan Kaifang” – Doctor Mallory’s
right hand man, Chan is a brilliant astrophysicist and rocket engineer who immigrated from China as a teenager and loves all things American, from fly fishing to the Baltimore Orioles.

Alex
Sparro
w
(Unreal, The Vatican
Tapes
) plays
“Yuri ‘Bobby’ Telatovich” – A charming
observer from the Russian Government, Yuri is curious about many things in Mark’s life, like his daughter, or the tech specs of the Javelin missile.

Additionally,
BAFTA-nominated filmmaker Paul King
(Paddington, Paddington 2)
has been tapped to direct two episodes of Space
Force
, including the pilot.  

As
previously announced, Steve Carell
will star in Space Force.
He plays “Mark R. Naird,” a General tapped by the White House to lead a new branch of the Armed Forces with the goal of putting American “Boots on the Moon” by 2024.  

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