Netflix Renews Monica Barbaro’s “Fubar” for Second Season

Monica Barbaro’s spy career continues… 

Netflix’s Fubar, starring the 32-year-old part-Mexican American actress and Arnold Schwarzenegger, has been renewed for a second season.

Monica BarbaroFubar debuted its eight-episode first season on May 25, and follows a C.I.A. operative Luke Brunner (Schwarzenegger) who discovers a family secret that pulls him back into the field and delays his retirement plans.

Barbaro portrays his daughter, Emma.

Following the May premiere, Fubar opened with 88.94 million hours viewed in its first four days of availability.

Alongside Schwarzenegge and Barbaro as the father-daughter duo, the series also stars Fortune Feimster as Roo, Jay Baruchel as Carter, Aparna Brielle as Tina, Andy Buckley as Donnie, Barbara Eve Harris as Dot, Gabriel Luna as Boro, Milan Carter as Barry, Fabiana Udenio as Tally and Travis Van Winkle as Aldon.

Schwarzenegger also serves as an executive producer alongside creator and showrunner Nick Santora.

In a recent interview with Variety, Barbaro revealed that her off-screen dynamic with Schwarzenegger resembled their characters’ father-daughter history: “It was kind of perfect that we had this father-daughter dynamic, because we would just give each other shit all day. I think that helped us a lot to find that sort of familial chemistry. He was also kind enough to let me ask him anything about his experience and all of that”

Gabriel Luna to Star Opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in Netflix & Skydance Television’s Spy Adventure Series

Gabriel Luna is teaming up with the former Governator.

The 39-year-old Mexican American actor has joined the cast of Netflix and Skydance Television’s untitled Arnold Schwarzenegger spy adventure series as a series regular.

Gabriel LunaLuna joins a roster that includes previously announced female lead Monica Barbaro and new cast additions Travis Van Winkle, Fortune Feimster, Jay Baruchel, Milan Carter, Fabiana UdenioBarbara Eve HarrisAparna Brielle and Andy Buckley.

Additionally, the series, from creator, executive producer and showrunner Nick Santora has cast five recurring players, Devon BostickDavid ChinchillaStephanie Sy, Scott Thompson and child actor Rachel Lynch.

In the untitled series (informally referred to as Fubar), when a father and daughter learn that they’ve each secretly been working as CIA Operatives for years, they realize their entire relationship has been a lie and they truly don’t know one another at all. Forced to team up as partners, the series tackles universal family dynamics set against a global backdrop of spies, action and humor.

Luna will play Boro, an incredibly charismatic, Oxford-educated businessman, who’s chosen to apply those skills to a career in the illegal arms trade.

Udenio will play Tally, Luke’s ex-wife and Emma’s mother, who does not know that the two are in the CIA, but has always been suspicious of Luke’s frequent “business trips” which created distance in their relationship. Tally now has a new man in her life, but the chemistry between her and Luke is still palpable.

Luna will be reuniting with Schwarzenegger on the project after starring together in Terminator: Dark Fate.