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Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s dubbed ’80s Romanian cop comedy show has a release date

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As that headline up above suggests, Amazon’s latest new show, Comrade Detective, is kind of hard to describe. Shot as a 1980s period piece, the show presents itself as a Romanian cop show—complete with established Romanian stars Florin Piersic Jr. and Corneliu Ulici as the detectives—which has then been dubbed over by American stars Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon Levitt, presumably to comedic, over-the-top effect. Premiering on Amazon Prime on August 4, the series will also feature the voice talents of Jenny Slate, Jason Mantzoukas, Nick Offerman, Fred Armisen, Kim Basinger, and a bunch of other big names, both from within and without the comedy world, as they finally deliver the hard-hitting nostalgic Romanian cop comedy the world has been clamoring for.


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