Friday, August 27, 2021

Paramount+ Gives Series Order to Comedy 'Players' Created by Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault

Paramount+ has today given a series order to the original comedy series Players from American Vandal creators Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault.

The comedy follows a fictional pro League of Legends esports team as they pursue their first championship after years of close calls and heartache. To win it all, they will need their prodigy, a 17-year-old rookie, and their 27-year-old veteran to put their egos aside and work together.

Yacenda and Perrault created the comedy, with Perrault also set to direct. They will executive produce with Joe Farrell, Mike Farah, Tim McAuliffe, Ari Lubet and Todd Sellers. CBS Studios, Riot Games, Funny or Die, 3 Arts Entertainment and Brillstein Entertainment Partners will produce.