Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Development News - FOX Orders Pilot for Dramedy 'The Big Leap' Written by 'The Passage' Creator Liz Heldens; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - January 28, 2020

FOX's The Big Leap and HBO Max's Untitled Lucia Aniello Project.

  • THE BIG LEAP (Drama) - Written by The Passage creator Liz Heldens. Executive produced by Heldens and Sue Naegle. Produced by 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Entertainment. Logline: A funny and contemporary tale about second chances, chasing your dreams and taking back what's yours. A group of diverse underdogs from all different walks of life compete to be part of a competition reality series that is putting on a modern, hip remake of "Swan Lake." What they lack in the traditional dancer body type, they make up for with their edge, wit and desire to reimagine an iconic story to fit their own mold. The series takes them on a journey of self-acceptance, body-positivity and empowerment at any age.
  • UNTITLED LUCIA ANIELLO PROJECT (Comedy, Single Camera) - Written by Broad City alums Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs and Jen Statsky. Directed by Aniello. Executive produced by Aniello, Downs, Statsky, The Good Place creator Mike Schur, David Miner and Morgan Sackett. Produced by Universal Television, Paulilu Productions, Fremulon and 3 Arts Entertainment. Logline: A dark mentorship forms between two women from different generations - a Las Vegas diva and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old.