FXX has released the first set of promos for the aptly titled eighth season of Archer Dreamland. It’s time to just say Noir.
After the season 7 cliffhanger where **SPOILER** Archer was found riddled with bullets, face down in a pool, it looks like FX is taking its time answering just what happened to Sterling and the rest of the crew in the present day. New season, new setting: this allows Archer the opportunity to try on a whole new look, and the show seems to take to it very nicely. The series has often been anachronistic, so this new time jump isn’t completely out of left field and given the subtitle of “Dreamland” you can only assume this will end up being some coma or drunk/drug-induced delusion living out in Archer’s mind. Season 5 was subtitled Archer Vice and carried a heavy Miami Vice vibe and last season pulled from Magnum, P.I. and Sunset Boulevard.
In anticipation of the new season of Archer, the network has released the first set of promos for your viewing pleasure. Check them out below:
The new season revolves around the hardboiled private eye Sterling Archer and his quest to find his partner’s killer in 1947 Los Angeles. The case proves to be more difficult than expected after Archer quickly gets mixed up in a deadly game of tug of war between Los Angeles’ most powerful crime bosses. Every clue leads Archer further away from his goal and deeper into a mystery involving kidnapping, prostitution and drug addiction.
Additionally, Archer will move from FX to its sister network FXX. Having spent the previous seven seasons on FX, Archer will make the jump to the upstart comedy hub for season 8. FX Networks COO Chuck Saftler in a statement:
“Archer is an awesome addition to the growing slate of original comedies on FXX, where it will join It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Man Seeking Woman and You’re the Worst…Adam Reed, Matt Thompson and Floyd County continue to make one of the funniest shows on television, and it’s great to see them earn the awards and acclaim that comes with one of the most loyal and avid fan bases in the industry.”
The series features the voices of H. Jon Benjamin as the titular Archer, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Chris Parnell, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Adam Reed and Lucky Yates.
Look for Archer Dreamland to debut sometime Spring 2017 on FXX. The series has also been renewed through Season 10.