Actors and podcasters Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, and Sean Hayes allowed the cameras to turn on them during their celebrity-filled North American tour — the result of which is Smartless: On The Road, a limited series currently streaming on Max.
Directed by Sam Jones (Jason Isbell: Running With Our Eyes Closed, Off Camera with Sam Jones), the six-part docuseries provides fly-on-the-wall, intimate access of the three friends as they traveled through Boston, Brooklyn, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Madison, Wisconsin, and Los Angeles on their sold-out live tour.
Here, Jones talks about how the docuseries came together and what we may learn about the three men that we didn’t know before. DEADLINE How did this docuseries come about? SAM JONES Jason asked me if he thought there was a documentary in there.
I kind of pitched them with ‘trust me enough to give me a key to your hotel rooms.’ I asked if they would stay in the same hotel and travel together and not have a big crowd of people with them.Read more on deadline.com