John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz & More Cast in Steve Carell's 'Space Force'

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New Pope star John Malkovich and Parks and Recreation alum Ben Schwartz have joined the cast of the Netflix workplace comedy, Space Force.

The ensemble will also include Diana Silvers, Tawny Newsome, Jimmy O. Yang, Alex Sparrow and the previously announced Steve Carell.

Paddington director Paul King is on board to direct two episodes, including the pilot.

The streaming service first announced the project in January.

Steve Carell & 'Office' Creator Reunite for Netflix's 'Space Force' Comedy Series

Steve Carell & 'Office' Creator Reunite for Netflix's 'Space Force' Comedy Series

The sitcom is inspired by Donald Trump's 6th branch of the armed forces.

Ten, half-hour episodes are expected to debut in 2020.

Carell reunited with his former The Office collaborator to create the series, which follows the people tasked with setting up a sixth branch of the armed services.

By Karen Butler

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.