Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins Cast of Amazon Drama Series: Get the Details!

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Amazon has locked in a big star for its latest original series. 

Per Deadline, Arnold Schwarzenegger will star in, and executive produce Outrider

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The official description reads "Outrider is a mystery set in the Oklahoma Indian Territory in the late 1800s."

"It tells the dark and dangerous tale of a deputy who is not only tasked by a notoriously brutal judge with apprehending a legendary outlaw in the wilderness – but must also partner with a ruthless Federal Marshall to make sure justice is properly served." 

"And as the story unfolds, not only will enemies become allies, but a series of unpredictable surprises will blur the line between good guys and bad."

The series will be co-written by Trey Calloway and Mark Montgomery, who will join Schwarzenegger and Mace Neufeld as executive producers. 

Arnold Schwarzenegger Attends Event

Schwarzenegger will play a Federal Marshal who moved to the U.S. from Europe as a child. 

Arnold is an esteemed actor who has appeared in various installments of the Terminator franchise over the years. 

He has also appeared in films such as True Lies, Kindergarten Cop and Last Action Hero. Also, he served as the host of The Celebrity Apprentice in 2017. 

However, he quit the show soon after it concluded its seventh season amid claims he was not impressed with the increased media attention he received for the show after replacing Donald Trump. 

Arnold Schwarzenegger Attends Premiere

Away from the entertainment industry, Arnold has also been involved in the world of politics and once served as the governor of California. 

He will next be seen in Journey to China: The Mystery of Iron Mask, which is scheduled to be released this month.

What do you think of this exciting casting news?

Will you watch Arnold on Outrider? Is it a good move for the veteran film actor to make the jump to the small screen for his first significant role on a scripted series?

Hit the comments below with your thoughts!

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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