What is The Consultant starring Christoph Waltz about?

The Consultant starring Christoph Waltz premieres Feb. 24 on Prime Video.
The Consultant starring Christoph Waltz premieres Feb. 24 on Prime Video. /
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A new thriller is coming our way, and it’s James Bond’s enemy, Ernst Stavro Blofeld, himself who takes the lead. Well, not the fictional character, but the talented actor who portrays him! Christoph Waltz stars in the new Prime Video series, The Consultant!

The actor takes on the titular role as Regus Patoff. Joining him onscreen are Nat Wolff as Craig,  Brittany O’Grady as Elaine, and Aimee Carrero as Patti. The series is created and executive produced by Tony Basgallop and executive produced by Waltz, Matt Shakman, Steve Stark, and Andrew Mittman.

The show will premiere Friday, Feb. 24, 2023 on the streaming service. Be sure to set aside plenty of time as the upcoming series will be a binge watch! All eight episodes will drop at once on the platform.

So what can you expect to see in the show? We’ve got the answer for you below!

What is The Consultant starring Christoph Waltz about?

* UPDATE 2/6/23: The official trailer was released, check it out below!

The Consultant, based on the 2015 book of the same name by author Bentley Little, is centered around Regus Patoff (Waltz) who is hired at app-based gaming company, CompWare. The consultant’s job is to improve the business, according to a Prime Video press release. But this boss proves to be twisted as the employees receive demands and challenges they start to question. And apparently, their lives are also on the line.

A full trailer has not been shared yet by the streamer, so in the meantime be sure to watch the teaser trailer which reveals the comedic-thriller tone of the series,  why the employees believe the new consultant is a “sociopath,” and Regus’ weird ways. Check out the video below:

What do you think about the show? Are you excited to see Christoph Waltz in this new project? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

The Consultant begins streaming Friday, Feb. 24, 2023 with all eight episodes on Prime Video.

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