Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Netflix Orders 20 Episodes of Comedy 'Disjointed' Created by Chuck Lorre & Starring Kathy Bates

Netflix has ordered 20 episodes of original comedy series Disjointed created by Chuck Lorre and David Javerbaum with Oscar and Emmy winner Kathy Bates set to play the lead role. 

The comedy stars Bates as a lifelong advocate for marijuana legalization who's finally living her dream as the owner of an L.A.-area cannabis dispensary. Joining her are three "budtenders," her twenty-something son and a deeply troubled security guard. All of them are more or less constantly high.

Lorre and Javerbaum executive produce the multi-camera comedy. Warner Bros. Television produces.

The casting reunites Lorre with Bates, who won an Emmy for her guest role in Lorre's Two and a Half Men. Her casting also brings her back to Warner Bros. Television following her starring role on NBC's Harry's Law. More recently, Bates has starred in three seasons of FX's American Horror Story where she won her second Emmy.