There is no one quite like John Malkovich. His amazing persona, instantly recognizable voice and impeccable comic timing put him in a league of his own. Malkovich kick-started his career in theater with productions like Tennessee Williams’ ‘A Streetcar Named Desire,’ Arthur Miller’s ‘Death of a Salesman’ and Sam Shepard’s ‘True West.’ In the ’90s, he emerged as a prolific performer by starring in several successful films made by Altman, Spielberg, Bertolucci, and Allen.
Malkovich’s first breakthrough was the 1988 sex comedy ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ but it was Charlie Kaufman’s ‘Being John Malkovich’ that made him an actor for all seasons. At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next John Malkovich movie or TV show? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming John Malkovich films/TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest John Malkovich movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
9. Billions (2016 – )
John Malkovich first appeared in Showtime’s drama ‘Billions’ in 2018. The actor stepped in unexpected as the villainous Russian oil tycoon Grigor Andalov. He first appeared in the ninth episode of the third season in a cameo. ‘Billions,’ starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, started its fourth season run in March 2019.
The plot revolves around the power play between former rivals Bobby Axelrod, played by Damian Lewis, the billionaire manager of hedge fund Axe Capital, and Chuck Rhoades, played by Paul Giamatti, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Maggie Siff plays Wendy Rhoades, Chuck’s wife. In the fourth season, all three power-hungry people form a convenient triangle to get rid of other rivals. By the end of the third season, Axelrod was seen chasing Malkovich’s Andalov for investments. Season 4 is expected to have more drama unleashed by the ruthless Russian billionaire. ‘Billions‘ is created and executive produced by Koppelman and Levien, who also serve as showrunners. Andrew Ross Sorkin serves as the third creator of the series.
8. The New Pope (2019 – )