A new Hollywood-set comedy starring and produced by Seth Rogen has been picked up by Apple TV,+ says Deadline.
The Knocked Up and This is the End star co-wrote and will also direct the new show, which had numerous platforms vying to snag. The project hails from Rogen, Evan Goldberg & James Weaver’s Point Grey Pictures and Lionsgate, where the company is based.
The description suggests the series could be a fun mix of The Player, Entourage and Arliss.
Written by Rogen, Goldberg and Veep alums Peter Huyck and Alex Gregory and to be directed by Rogen and Goldberg, the untitled series is about a legacy Hollywood movie studio trying to survive in a world where it is increasingly difficult for art and commerce to live together.
Larry Sanders also comes to mind. Please be good!