Oh, Helen Mirrenthere are jokes.
In the teaser for Documentary Now!The upcoming fourth season, which premieres in October on AMC and IFC, the legendary Academy Award-winning actress—and Documentary Now! housekeeper—tells the future.
“I’m Helen Mirren. I’m happy to announce the return of the Documentary Now! for its 53rd season,” he said. “Now, more than ever, the world needs it Documentary Now!.”
The teaser ends with a laughing Armisen saying, “Funny as hell,” which we’ll choose to interpret as a declaration of the hilarity that awaits.
Documentary Now!which pokes fun at the prestigious documentaries with each episode taking on a different fictional subject, welcomes another Oscar winner to the mix for season four. Cate Blanchett can be seen beside following and Ted Lasso star Harriet Walter in an episode titled “Two Hairdressers in Bagglyport.”
In the episode, which according to AMC, “is a comedic take on documentaries 3 Beach Salons and The September issue,” Walter will play a salon owner, with Blanchett as his employee, as they prepare their annual look-book.