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Will Ferrell to star in golf comedy series from Rian Johnson

Knives Out director to produce comedy superstar in new comedy series being shopped around

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Hot package doing the rounds at the moment, Will Ferrell starring in and producing a TV comedy series revolving around a professional golfer.

The Elf actor & Jessica Elbaum’s Gloria Sanchez Productions and Glass Onion‘s Rian Johnson & Ram Bergman’s T-Street have teamed up to develop the show which would see Ferrell’s golfer become the face of a controversial new league competing with the PGA.

Deadline hears the series will have a similar tone to Ferrell’s hit movie Talladega Nights.

Johnson is not expected to write or direct.

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