The premiere date for Leslie Jones’ first Netflix comedy particular has been revealed, as the brand new trailer guarantees the hour-long particular will start streaming subsequent month. Referred to as Leslie Jones: Time Machine, the particular is co-directed by Recreation of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, and Jones has since thanked the duo on social media for his or her work on the present. As seen within the trailer, the collection will formally debut on the streaming service on Jan. 14.
Additionally within the trailer, varied clips of the present may be heard, giving viewers an concept of the jokes Leslie Jones might be delivering to Netflix subscribers. Taking part in on the involvement of Benioff and Weiss, the trailer additionally begins by teasing “The Mom of Dragons,” however moderately than introducing Daenerys Targaryen, we’re proven Jones quoting the character and pretending to breathe fireplace. You possibly can watch the official trailer for Time Machine under.
In response to the official logline for the Netflix comedy particular, Time Machine will present how Leslie Jones “is all about having enjoyable. By the years that enjoyable has encompassed wild occasions, loopy experiences, movie star encounters and some awkward mishaps. Now older, and enlightened, the comic imparts her hilarious knowledge on all ages. Strap in, since you’re headed on a wild, side-splitting journey from younger maturity to the current with Leslie Jones.”
It is value noting that Time Machine will not be part of the huge total deal Benioff and Weiss had signed for Netflix, because the pair had already dedicated to the comedy particular previous to that deal getting finalized. For these unaware, the Recreation of Thrones creators have been set to develop a brand new trilogy of Star Wars motion pictures earlier than signing a multi-year cope with Netflix to the tune of $200 million. This can see them produce loads of upcoming authentic motion pictures and tv reveals for Netflix, however presently, the small print on the initiatives they’ve in retailer for the streaming service have but to be revealed.
That is additionally the primary Netflix comedy particular for Jones, although she had beforehand launched a one-hour particular known as Downside Baby for Showtime. The actress and comic is maybe greatest identified for her tenure as a performer on Saturday Evening Reside. For her work on the sketch comedy present, Jones was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Excellent Supporting Actress in a Comedy Collection. Her many movie credit additionally embrace a starring position in Paul Feig’s 2016 Ghostbusters reboot. Moreover, Jones additionally labored as a commentator for the 2016 olympic video games, hosted the BET Awards in 2017, and can host an upcoming reboot of the aggressive purchasing present Grocery store Sweep.
In mild of getting an official launch date for Time Machine, Jones has taken to Twitter to thank Benioff and Weiss for his or her work on the mission. “Pure pleasure! We did it!” Jones writes within the tweet. She provides, “Due to D.B. Weiss, David Benioff, Jesse Collins, & their staffs for a fantastic manufacturing!” The tweet additionally features a transient video of Jones posing with Benioff and Weiss, and you’ll check out it under, courtesy of Leslie Jones.
Pure pleasure!We did it!My @Netflix Particular Warner Theater in D.C. Due to D.B. Weiss, David Benioff, Jesse Collins, &their staffs for a fantastic manufacturing! Due to @tinafern23 @brianmcphatter @lolasbeautymark@dennisbailey author &coach @lennymarcusny serving to me this final yr! pic.twitter.com/nnSKvl7UL9
— Leslie Jones 🦋 (@Lesdoggg) September 11, 2019
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