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Veteran Actors Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin Have a New TV Series — Plenty of Familiar Names in the Guest Lineup, Too

Oct 12, 2018  •  Post A Comment

Two Academy Award winners, Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin, have joined forces for a new comedy series, “The Kominsky Method.” The show bows on Netflix Nov. 16 — watch the official trailer below.

The series also features Nancy Travis, Sarah Baker and a lineup of guest stars that includes Danny DeVito, Ann-Margret, Jay Leno, Patti LaBelle, Ashleigh LaThorpe, Lisa Edelstein, Emily Osment and Graham Rogers, among others.

The series comes from prolific TV producer Chuck Lorre.

“The Kominsky Method” will have its world premiere at AFI Fest on Saturday, Nov. 10, in Los Angeles. The first three episodes of the show will screen at the festival, making it the first scripted episodic to be presented as a Gala Screening at the event.

Netflix says of the show: “The sun isn’t setting yet on the once famous Sandy Kominsky and his longtime agent Norman Newlander. Academy Award winners Michael Douglas (Kominsky) and Alan Arkin (Newlander) star as two friends tackling life’s inevitable curveballs as they navigate their later years in Los Angeles, a city that values youth and beauty.”

The series is written by Al Higgins, David Javerbaum and Lorre, who also directed the first episode. Lorre, Higgins and Douglas executive produce the series, which is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Here’s a look …


  1. I lived the show & am hoping for Season 2! Can’t find anything on it.

  2. I loved the show & am hoping for Season 2! Can’t find anything on it. Let me know ?

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