Despite some hemming and hawing about the future of HBO's Eastbound & Down, a fictional comedy based on faded sports star Kenny Powers, series creator Danny McBride (who also stars as Powers), has officially revealed that HBO has ordered eight more episodes of Eastbound & Down for season four.
Matthew McConaughey, 42, has had such a reputation for his laid-back, live-and-let-live personality that he has come to make fun of it himself in productions like Failure to Launch and Eastbound & Down.
Wasting no time in kicking things into high gear for its third, and reportedly final, season, HBO’s crass, low-fi, comedic masterclass has fast-forward more than a year from where we left off in season two’s south of the border finale, with Kenny “Fucking” Powers (the irresistible Danny McBride) reunited with the heavily pregnant love of his life, April (Katy Mixon).
Given that HBO makes some of the more engaging and finely crafted dramatic television in evidence today, it’s hardly a surprise that they would want to have a little fun once in a while. The result of this desire to let loose is Eastbound & Down, now in its excellent second season.
The now annual Will Ferrell comedy where Ferrell is the greatest the World has ever seen, on top of his game until happens and he suddenly finds himself brought crashing down to Earth have inevitably lead to this.