• Knives Out, Infocom Games, and L.A. Noire: Rian Johnson on the Inspiration Behind Poker Face

    12 days ago - By IGN

    The new Peacock mystery series Poker Face premieres January 26, and Executive Producer Rian Johnson has revealed which classic video games helped inspire the show and his career in general. Poker Face stars Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale, who travels the country and solves mysteries thanks to her innate ability to tell if someone is lying. Johnson created the show with Lyonne and serves as both a writer and director of several episodes. “When I was a teenager, the computer games I was playing were Infocom games. And those were the text-based adventures like Zork and Planetfall,” Johnson...
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  • Poker Face is Peacock's first truly great original series

    Poker Face is Peacock's first truly great original series

    12 days ago - By The Verge

    Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale. | Image: Peacock
    Rian Johnson's new murder mystery comedy series is aflush with intrigue, great storytelling, and a constellation of knockout guest stars.
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  • 'Poker Face' Review: Rian Johnson Kills Again in Snackable Murder Mystery - CNET

    12 days ago - By CNET

    Glass Onion meets Russian Doll in Peacock's delicious mystery series starring Natasha Lyonne and a murderous guest cast.
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