Friday, August 6, 2021

Hulu Picks Up Comedy 'This Fool' Created by and Starring Chris Estrada

Hulu has today given a series order to the original comedy series This Fool created by and starring stand-up comedian Chris Estrada.

The comedy follows Julio Lopez (Estrada), a self-described "punk ass bitch" who still lives at home and goes out of his way to help everyone but himself. The series depicts his quest to overcome his codependency issues with his family as he navigates working class life in South Central Los Angeles.

The cast also includes Frankie Quinones and Michelle Ortiz.

Estrada co-wrote the pilot with Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson and Pat Bishop, who also directed. All four executive produce with Fred Armisen and Jonathan Groff. ABC Signature produces.