AceShowbiz - %cAshton Kutcher% will reunite with his "That '70s Show" co-star %cDanny Masterson% on Netflix's new series "The Ranch". The two are reportedly going to star on and produce the 20-episode comedy, which has received a straight-to-series order from the streaming giant.
Deadline reports that Kutcher will portray a semi-pro football player who returns home to Colorado to run the family business with his brother, played by Masterson. The project was created by "Two and a Half Men" executive producers and co-showrunners Don Reo and Jim Patterson, who will also executive produce the new series.
Netflix has not made an official announcement regarding the project, but it is said that the streaming giant will premiere it in two 10-episode batches over the course of a year.
Another actor, %cAaron Paul%, also lands a role on an upcoming series for streaming service. The former "Breaking Bad" star will lead "The Way", starring opposite %cMichelle Monaghan%. It was created by Jessica Goldberg who will also executive produce the series along with Jason Katims and Michelle Lee.
The 10-episode drama centers on a couple, Eddie (Paul) and Sarah Cleary (Monaghan), at the center of a controversial movement struggling with relationships, marriage and power, with each episode taking an in-depth look at what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want. Eddie suffers a crisis of faith when all that he's come to accept as truth in his life is fundamentally challenged.
Production is slated to begin this summer for a winter premiere. Mike Cahill is on board as director for the first episode.