EXCLUSIVE: Broad Metropolis alums Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky have teamed for a brand new single-camera comedy about two feminine pals. The venture, government produced by The Good Place creator Mike Schur, has landed a pilot order at HBO Max. It hails from Schur’s Fremulon and Common TV, the place Schur has an total deal and Statsky just lately signed an an total deal.
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Written by Downs, Aniello, who additionally directs, and Statsky, the untitled comedy revolves round a darkish mentorship that types between two girls from completely different generations — a Las Vegas diva and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old.
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Downs, Aniello and Statsky government produce with Schur by way of Fremulon, David Miner for three Arts Leisure and The Good Tempo government producer Morgan Sackett. Common TV, a division of NBCUniversal Content material Studios, is the studio.
Downs was a author/government producer and co-star on Broad Metropolis, which aired for 5 seasons on Comedy Central. He at the moment is a consulting producer on Comedy Central’s The Different Two. He additionally co-wrote, produced and starred reverse Scarlett Johanssen within the function movie Tough Night time and at the moment visitor stars in Apple’s Little America.
Aniello was a author/government producer and director on Broad Metropolis. She directs and is an government producer on the upcoming Babysitters Membership on Netflix. She directed the pilot of Comedy Central’s breakout new sequence Awkwafina is Nora From Queens.
Statsky served as a co-executive producer on Broad Metropolis. Statsky is co-executive producer on NBC’s The Good Place, created and exec produced by Schur. The 2, together with Sackett, shared within the present’s comedy sequence Emmy nomination final yr. Statsky’s writing credit additionally embrace NBC’s Parks and Recreation, Netflix’s Woman Dynamite, and Amazon’s Without end.
The Good Place, Brooklyn 9-9 and Parks & Recreation creator/co-creator Schur is government producing The Good Place, which is nearing the top of its fourth and remaining season on NBC. He is also an government producer on Brooklyn 9-9, which is heading into its eighth season on NBC.