So like a funny ‘Treme’?
The network is near a put-pilot commitment for the new project, loosely based on Glover’s life.
Glover keeps adding those hyphenates.
The series is described as a father/daughter workplace single-camera half-hour comedy set in the world of advertising. Williams would star, with Kelley writing and producing along with 20th Century Fox Television. Bill D’Elia is an executive producer, with the project likely landing at CBS.
Joe Adalian has the scoop at Vulture,
Michael J. Fox is readying a return to primetime series television, and the broadcast networks are lining up to welcome him back. Vulture hears the iconic star of Family Ties and the Back to the Future trilogy has teamed with director Will Gluck (Easy A) and writer Sam Laybourne (Cougar Town, Arrested Development) on a single-camera comedy project that’s being developed by Sony Pictures Television for a 2013 launch.
Warner Brothers has been quietly began getting its own all-star superhero movie back on track, with GANGSTER SQUAD writer Will Beall to pen JUSTICE LEAGUE based on the WB-controlled stable of DC Comics superheroes, Jeff Sneider reports. Warner Bros. had no comment on the top-secret hire, which — due to its timing — was more an anticipation than a reaction to the box office success of THE AVENGERS.
No so quiet anymore.
Freestyle Love Supreme – These I.T. guys work on their freestyle rapping at the office, much to the annoyance of their co-workers. From Ars Nova (Black Dynamite, In the Heights). (30-minute live-action)
Rick & Morty – A genius inventor grandfather and his less than genius grandson, and the journeys in life they share. From Dan Harmon (Community) and Justin Roiland. (30-minute animated)
This is very surprising. Kick Ass though a great movie was not a financial success. Unfortunately it appears Matthew Vaughn won’t be returning for the sequel.
The Image Comics/Skybound title revolves around a master thief with a dual identity who, while struggling to quit the business, opts to steal only what has already been stolen.
Based on the memoir by Piper Kerman, Orange is the New Black centers around a nonprofit communications exec who gets sent to a minimum-security women’s prison in Connecticut for being part of a drug smuggling and money laundering scheme during her college years.
So, what happened between the last two seasons of Weeds?
Louis C.K. and former Seinfeld writer—late night host Spike Feresten are creating a half-hour sitcom for CBS. The two men, who worked together on both Saturday Night Live and the Dana Carvey Show, have written a multi-camera comedy which will revolve around a group of creative twentysomethings trying to make it in a difficult economy.
Get the full rundown of projects in development, including shows from Jeffrey Ross, The Gregory Brothers, Rob Delaney, Wyatt Cenac, Amy Schumer, Eugene Mirman, Andrew Daly, Cyanide & Happiness, Kumail Nanjiani, Anthony Jeselnik, Matt Braunger and more.
Congrats to Tumblr’s own Stephen Falk!