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‘Blockbuster’: Payman Benz To Direct, Co-Executive Produce Netflix Video Store Comedy

EXCLUSIVE: Payman Benz (Gloomy Monday) has been tapped to assert and help as co-govt producer on four episodes, at the side of the pilot, of Blockbuster, Netflix’s upcoming single-camera place of labor comedy starring Randall Park.

Blockbuster, from Still Tv, is a 10-episode ensemble comedy that takes place within the closing Blockbuster Video in The US. It explores what it takes – and more particularly who it takes – for a limited alternate to be triumphant in opposition to all odds. Benz will assert and co-EP episodes 101, 102, 107 and 108.

The sequence is created by Vanessa Ramos, with David Caspe and Jackie Clarke also serving as writers/govt producers. John Davis and John Fox govt compose for Davis Entertainment.

Blockbuster is produced by Still Tv, a division of Still Studio Physique of workers, and studio-based mostly Davis Entertainment.

The project reunites Benz and Caspe who worked together on Showtime’s Gloomy Monday. Benz directed 9 episodes of the Showtime dark comedy sequence, which Caspe co-created and govt produced. Benz also directed episodes of Adam McKay’s upcoming HBO sequence Winning Time: The Upward push of the Lakers Dynasty, starring John C. Reilly, Adrian Brody, and Sally Topic. His extra directing credits comprise Key & Peele, Brooklyn 9-9, The Final Man on Earth, and The Staunch Plight. Benz is repped by UTA, Artists First and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman.

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