Ok here is the trailer for The Orville a new upcoming TV show that will be broadcast in the US on FOX. The Orville is the the first live-action series from creator and star Seth McFarlane.
First thoughts? To be honest It looks like Galaxy Quest the TV Show and I’m sure I’m not the only one who thinks this. I have the utmost respect for Seth McFarlane and what he has achieved with Family Guy and American Dad but something feels uncomfortable seeing him in live -action productions. No UK broadcaster has been confirmed yet but we will let you know when it is announced and I’m sure UK audiences will be thinking of Orville the Duck, when they hear about this show.
The pilot episode was directed by the awesome Jon Favreau director of Iron Man and The Jungle Book.
Here’s the official synopsis:
The Orville is a one-hour science fiction series set 400 years in the future that follows the adventures of the U.S.S. Orville, a mid-level exploratory vessel. Its crew, both human and alien, faces the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the familiar, often humorous problems of regular people in a workplace…even though some of those people are from other planets, and the workplace is a faster-than-light spaceship.
Down on his luck after a bitter divorce, Planetary Union officer Ed Mercer (Seth MacFarlane) finally gets his chance to command one of these ships: the U.S.S. Orville. Determined to prove his worth and write a new chapter in his life, Ed finds that task all the more difficult when the First Officer assigned to his ship is his ex-wife, Kelly Grayson (Adrianne Palicki).
Somehow, Ed and Kelly must put the past behind them and, with the help of the crew, navigate fascinating and sometimes dangerous adventures in outer space, as well as the tumultuous and captivating day-to-day personal relationships with their colleagues.