THR reports that Netflix will debut a new comedy series called Short Poppies, created by and starring Rhys Darby, who played clueless band manager Murray on Flight of the Conchords.
Short Poppies is a mockumentary about a journalist visiting a small New Zealand town. Darby will play multiple roles, playing the journalist and all of the townsfolk. Netflix will debut the 8-episode series on April 3rd. This is the first time Darby has written and starred in his own project.