Space Force set photos show an ambitious Netflix comedy in the making

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Space Force, a new series from the people who made The Office, will debut on Netflix in May.

It's a "Workplace comedy centered around the people back on Earth tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services… Space Force."

How did we get here?

- Trump suggests creating a "Space Force" (March 2018)

- Is Trump's Space Force legal? A space lawyer explains (May 2018)

- Trump officially calls for Space Force (June 2018)

- Pence outlines plan to create Space Force (Aug. 2018)

- Netflix will debut Space Force on May 29, 2020.

New set photos show a cast set out to make an ambitious, timely satire and workplace comedy like The Office and Parks and Recreation. 🚀

Don Lake as Brad Gregory

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Steve Carell as General Mark R. Naird

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Tawny Newsome as Angela Ali

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John Malkovich as Dr. Adrian Mallory

Ben Schwartz as F. Tony Scarapiducci

Noah Emmerich as Kick Grabaston

Jimmy O. Yang as Dr. Chan Kaifang

Diana Silvers as Erin Naird

IMDb lists Carell as only appearing in Episode 1 of the 10-episode series.

While Carell only appears in the first episode, Malkovich appears in all 10.

From left: John Malkovich, Jimmy O. Yang, Steve Carrell
Lisa Kudrow (center)