Thursday, May 31, 2018

Development News - Syfy Orders Pilot for Drama 'Resident Alien'; FX Gives Pilot Order to Comedy from Lil Dicky

Development News - May 31, 2018

FX's Untitled Lil Dicky Project and Syfy's Resident Alien.

  • RESIDENT ALIEN (Drama) - Written by Chris Sheridan (Family Guy) based on the comic series by Peter Horgan and Steve Parkhouse. Executive produced by Sheridan, Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank. Produced by Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment and Amblin Television. Logline: After taking on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor, a crash-landed alien named Henry slowly begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his secret mission on Earth - ultimately asking the question, "Are human beings worth saving?"
  • UNTITLED LIL DICKY PROJECT (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written by rapper-comedian Lil Dicky (aka Dave Burd) and Jeff Schaffer (The League). Executive produced by Lil Dicky, Schaffer, Kevin Hart, Scooter Braun, Marty Bowen, Mike Hertz, James Shin, Scott Manson and director Greg Mottola. Produced by FX Productions and Hartbeat Productions. Logline: A suburban neurotic man in his late 20s (Lil Dicky) has convinced himself that he's destined to be one of the best rappers of all time. Now he must convince the world.