ADVERTISEMENT

TV & FILM

Seth MacFarlane’s New Sci-Fi Comedy Series ‘The Orville’ Gets a Trailer (VIDEO)

Gallery Icon

brian-mcgee - May 16, 2017

 

Family Guy's Seth MacFarlane is back with another new series, this time on the live action end of things. The Orville is a new hourlong sci-fi comedy series debuting this fall that is looking to usurp Galaxy Quest as the best of the Star Trek parodies. MacFarlane created the series and stars as an officer in a Starfleet surrogate some four hundred years in the future, who finally gets his shot at helming a ship, the titular Orville. The only problem is, his first officer just happens to be his ex-wife, played by Adrianne Palicki. 

If you're not a fan of MacFarlane's unique brand of humor, allow me to pique your interest with the following... The pilot episode is being directed by Iron Man and The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau, and one of the alien crewmembers on the show is being voiced by Norm MacDonald. Even if you're tired of Star Trek spoofs or just can't get behind MacFarlane's live action antics, their participation alone should be enough to get you at least mildly excited.

FOX never should have canceled Family Guy. Not because it didn't deserve it, but because it means that now FOX will just throw untold sums of money at MacFarlane in hopes of him once more capturing lightning in a bottle. The problem is that he never captured lightning. It was likely just a firefly.



Comments
Disclaimer: All rights reserved for writing and editorial content. No rights or credit claimed for any images featured on egotastic.com unless stated. If you own rights to any of the images because YOU ARE THE PHOTOGRAPHER and do not wish them to appear here, please contact us info(@)egotastic.com and they will be promptly removed. If you are a representative of the photographer, provide signed documentation in your query that you are acting on that individual's legal copyright holder status.



>