Monday, April 16, 2018

Development News - Showtime Lands 'The Wrong Mans' Adaptation Starring Ben Schwartz; Pop Orders Pilot for Comedy 'Arranged'

Development News - April 16, 2018

Pop's Arranged and Showtime's The Wrong Mans.

  • ARRANGED (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written by Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's Aline Brosh McKenna and Sono Patel. Directed by Brosh McKenna. Executive produced by Brosh McKenna and Patel. Produced by CBS Television Studios. Logline: Two best friends find themselves in a marriage of convenience.
  • THE WRONG MANS (Comedy, Single Camera) - Starring Ben Schwartz (House of Lies, Parks and Recreation). Written by James Corden, Matthew Baynton and Ian Maxtone-Graham based on the British series of the same name. Directed by Jim Field Smith. Executive produces by Corden, Baynton, Maxtone-Graham, Smith, J.J. Abrams and Ben Stephenson. Produced by Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions and Fulwell 73 Productions. Logline: Two ordinary office workers have their menial existence turned upside-down by a chance phone call and a case of mistaken identity: "If you are not here by 5 o'clock, we will kill your wife." As the only people who can help, these two unlikely characters must find their inner hero in their quest to save not just themselves, but their loved ones and ultimately their whole town.