Loot review – Maya Rudolph bosses this lovely, moreish billionaire comedy
If I were to choose a moment to release a television series that not only asks for, but requires, sympathy for a billionaire so obscenely rich that she is the third-wealthiest woman in America, I am not sure that I would launch it slap-bang in the middle of a rampant cost of living crisis. Still, Loot (Apple TV+) has an ace up its sleeve in the form of Maya Rudolph, who plays Molly Novak, soon to be Wells, also soon to be one of the most famous cheated-upon wives in the western world.
Molly is married to a tech baron, John Novak (Adam Scott, really putting in the work for Apple TV+ after Severance), and lives an airy, removed life of ultra-privilege and opulence. They have a mansion so vast …
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