She-Hulk Actress Ginger Gonzaga has been cast for the role of Helen in the upcoming television adaptation of James Cameron’s film True lies. Originally played by Jamie Lee Curtis in the film, Helen will be married to Harry, the role of Arnold Schwarzenegger, played in the television series by Shamelessis Steve Howey. In addition to a role on She-Hulk, Gonzaga set to play recurring role on NBC Kenan when he returns for his second season. The series was originally scheduled to air on CBS, but was delayed and will eventually air on the ViacomCBS Paramount + streaming service.
It seems to suit the CBS / Paramount + audience well. The network already has restarts and relaunches of Equalizer, Mac Gyver, and Magnum PI on air.
Here is her official character description, via Variety: âHelen is described as Harry’s supportive wife, mother of two teenagers and a linguistics teacher who is annoyed by Harry’s constant business trips away from home. increasingly angry, she feels as if she had been robbed Ravi when Harry invites her on a trip to Paris, Helen is in a rude shock when she sees a very different side of her husband, learning that he is in makes a world class spy. ”
According to Hollywood journalist, who first reported the story, the premise of the series will be the same as the movie. Here is the synopsis:
Shocked to discover that her bland and run-of-the-mill IT consultant husband is a skilled international spy, a dissatisfied suburban housewife is propelled into a life of danger and adventure when she is recruited to work alongside her to save the world as they attempt to revitalize their passionless marriage. ”
It is not immediately clear if this is something provided by the network or if it is just THRdescription of the movie, as it could be one or the other.
McG, who will lead the show, has experience tracking the properties of True lies creator James Cameron: in 2009, he directed Terminator: Hi.
The original True lies, a remake of a French film entitled The total ! three years earlier, starred Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis alongside Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton, Eliza Dushku and Charlton Heston. Curtis won a Golden Globe for his role, and the film grossed nearly $ 400 million – a staggering sum in 1994, enough to place it in third place at the box office for the following year. The Lion King and Forrest Gump.