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A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.
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Series cast summary:
Bill Hader ...  Barry Berkman 8 episodes, 2018
Stephen Root ...  Monroe Fuches 8 episodes, 2018
Sarah Goldberg ...  Sally Reed 8 episodes, 2018
Glenn Fleshler ...  Goran Pazar 8 episodes, 2018
Anthony Carrigan ...  NoHo Hank 8 episodes, 2018
Henry Winkler ...  Gene Cousineau 8 episodes, 2018
Darrell Britt-Gibson ...  Jermaine Jefrint 8 episodes, 2018
Andy Carey ...  Eric 8 episodes, 2018
Rightor Doyle ...  Nick Nicholby 8 episodes, 2018
Alejandro Furth ...  Antonio Manuel 8 episodes, 2018
Kirby Howell-Baptiste ...  Sasha Smith 8 episodes, 2018
Paula Newsome ...  Detective Janice Moss 7 episodes, 2018
John Pirruccello ...  Detective Loach 7 episodes, 2018
D'Arcy Carden ...  Natalie Greer 6 episodes, 2018
Chris Marquette ...  Chris Lucado 4 episodes, 2018
Mark Ivanir ...  Vacha / ... 4 episodes, 2018
Dale Pavinski ...  Taylor 4 episodes, 2018
Marcus Brown ...  Vaughn 3 episodes, 2018
Troy Caylak ...  Akmahl 3 episodes, 2019
Gleb Kaminer ...  Chechen Translator 3 episodes, 2019
Robert Curtis Brown ...  Mike Hallman 2 episodes, 2018
Karen David ...  Sharon Lucado 2 episodes, 2018
Michael Irby ...  Cristobal Sifuentes 2 episodes, 2018
Nicholas Sean Johnny ...  Theo 2 episodes, 2018
Cameron Britton ...  Detective Charlie Simmer 2 episodes, 2018
Fahim Fazli ...  Afghan Villager 2 episodes, 2019
De' Leon Howard III ...  Second Marine 2 episodes, 2019
James Sayess ...  Afghani Translator 2 episodes, 2019
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Disillusioned at the thought of taking down another "mark," depressed, low-level hit man Barry Berkman seeks a way out. When the Midwesterner reluctantly travels to Los Angeles to execute a hit on an actor who is bedding a mobster's wife, little does Barry know that the City of Angels may be his sanctuary. He follows his target into acting class and ends up instantly drawn to the community of eager hopefuls, especially dedicated student Sally, who becomes the object of his affection. While Barry wants to start a new life as an actor, his handler, Fuches, has other ideas, and the hit man's criminal past won't let him walk away so easily. Written by Jwelch5742

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A hitman searching for some direction.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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Barry See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Despite having to be very adept with weapons for the role of Barry, Bill Hader was very uncomfortable with having to shoot guns on set. According to Hader, in the first takes of the first scene where he shoots a gun, he physically looked away and winced as he was doing it. See more »

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Barry Is A Hit, Man.
26 March 2018 | by marckel-04603See all my reviews

I felt like I was watching Bill Hader win an Emmy in real time. Absolutely loved it!


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