Thursday, September 8, 2022

Development News - 'PEN15' Co-Creator and Star Anna Konkle to Play Lead Role in Freevee Comedy Pilot 'Western'

Development News - September 8, 2022

Freevee's Western.

  • Anna Konkle will play the lead role in the comedy pilot written by Michelle Morgan. She previously co-created and starred in Hulu's PEN15, which ran for two seasons. She will next star in the second season of AppleTV+'s The Afterparty.
  • She will play Polly, a young high-society woman from Philadelphia who travels out west on a desperate quest for a husband only to discover that she has been catfished by a teenage boy. Now stranded in 1866 Montana, Polly - along with the town's other inhabitants - must find their place in this ever-changing new world, confronting and defying all expectations society has of them along the way. Although her good breeding and opulent clothing make her stand out like a sore thumb in this dustbowl of a town, Polly's wit and unexpected charm ultimate earn her a place there.