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Drew Barrymore Becomes a Cannibal in New Netflix Series, “Santa Clarita Diet”!

Santa Clarita Diet via NETFLIX

Genre vets unite in a brand new Netflix series that looks delicious.

Netflix has cooked up a February 3, 2017 release for “Santa Clarita Diet”, which stars Scream‘s Drew Barrymore as a suburban cannibal!

In “Santa Clarita Diet”, Joel (Timothy Olyphant, The Crazies, “Justified”) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby (Liv Hewson), until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction…but in a good way.

Showrunner Victor Fresco (“Dinosaurs”, “My Name is Earl”), Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell are executive producers on the series. Nancy Juvonen is a producer.

Santa Clarita Diet via NETFLIX

“Sheila comes to life when she becomes undead,” Barrymore explains. “And I wish that without consequences, of course, everybody could experience that kind of liberation, that kind of strength, that kind of terminator vision, that tingly skin that’s like probably laid dormant in you for a while. And not just censoring yourself…what a fun way that is to live”

Olyphant added: “It’s like any kind of long-term relationship — if your partner goes through some changes and tries to strive for something new, it’s both unsettling and it feels a bit threatening, and you have to sort of take it in. But then you have to decide whether you’re gonna go along for the ride. It’s gonna force you to take a look at the way you see things, the way you operate, and are you willing also to take risks and try to meet the challenge.”

Hungry for something different? Jump start your New Year with a diet you’ll die for: The Santa Clarita Diet. Below find the special diet campaign featuring Drew Barrymore as “Sheila Hammond,” as well as Timothy Olyphant as “Joel Hammond” on faux diet magazine covers.



  • BloodyDisgusted

    Heck yeah!

  • Stoked for this

  • Justin McGill

    I hadn’t heard the actual premise before this and had assumed it was just a run of the mill sitcom.. I thought.. well this will be well BELOW Olyphant’s standards.. But who knows… no trailer yet though?

  • J Jett

    i love Olyphant and Drew. hopefully this show will be good!

  • James Allard

    On the strength of the cast, I will check it out. Ah, Drew, Drew… sigh…

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