Friday, December 11, 2020

Development News - Chris Messina to Star in HBO Max Anthology Pilot 'Verbatim' Written by Brett Weiner; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - December 11, 2020

HBO Max's Verbatim and NBC's Night School.

  • Chris Messina will star in the anthology pilot written by Brett Weiner. He previously starred for four seasons in FOX/Hulu's The Mindy Project, one season in USA's The Sinner and in the HBO limited series Sharp Objects.
  • No details were immediately released about the character he will be playing. The pilot will depict the true life story of the 2019 college admissions scandal.
  • NIGHT SCHOOL (Comedy, Multi-Camera) - Based on the 2018 feature film. Written by Christopher Moynihan. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. Executive produced by Moynihan, Lee, Kevin Hart and Will Packer. Produced by Universal Television, Hartbeat Productions, Will Packer Productions and Bicycle Path Productions. Starred Shanola Hampton, Josh Segarra, Ian Gomez, Collette Wolfe, James Earl and Joe Massingill.