Man Vs Bee will see Rowan Atkinson returning to the world of physical comedy in a new Netflix series about one man’s struggle against a troublesome insect.
Atkinson is a familiar face to millions of viewers all over the world thanks to the international success of slapstick character Mr. Bean and Netflix will be hoping the star can achieve cut through with global audiences.
The series has been created by Atkinson with the help of Will Davies, with whom he previously collaborated on the Johnny English film franchise. Here’s everything we know about the show, which is sure to leave viewers buzzing…
Who is cast in Man vs. Bee?
It has been announced from the beginning that Rowan Atkinson would lead Netflix’s Man vs. Bee. Atkinson has worldwide recognition for his roles as Mr. Bean and Johnny English. Along with Atkinson, the cast is also known to include Julian Rhind-Tutt (The Witcher).
What’s the plot of Man vs. Bee?
Plot details on Netflix’s Man vs. Bee are very scarce and nothing else is known aside from a very brief logline:
A man finds himself at war with a bee while housesitting a luxurious mansion. Who will win, and what irreparable damage will be done in the process?
How many episodes will be in Man vs. Bee?
It has been confirmed that Netflix’s Man vs. Bee will be a 10-episode series with each episode running 10 minutes. This is akin to Mr. Bean which also had a similar short runtime.
What’s the Netflix release date for Man vs. Bee?
As stated above, the series is coming to Netflix worldwide on June 24th at 8AM BST.
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