EXCLUSIVE: Todd Strauss-Schulson and Adam Devine are reuniting for a third time as the damaged-down has signed on to advise and exec create the pilot episode of Peacock’s Pitch Righteous (w/t) spinoff series
Strauss-Schulson has previously labored with the actor on 2015 comedy slasher film The Closing Ladies and 2019 rom-com Isn’t Is Romantic.
He will advise the indispensable two episodes of the series and exec create the pilot episode.
Richie Eager, who directed Peacock’s Bust Down and NBC’s Kenan, is the manufacturing director and an exec producer throughout the season.
The Pitch Righteous series, which has obtained a straight-to-series whisper at the NBCU streamer, follows Devine’s vocal villain Bumper Allen, several years after viewers noticed him in the flicks. Invited by his used friend Pieter Krämer, played by Flula Borg, Bumper moves to Germany to revive his tune profession when one in every of his songs becomes tremendous in Berlin. Pieter has transitioned from German a cappella big title to discredited German tune manager. He indicators Bumper as his finest client and brings him to Berlin to pursue his dreams.
The series comes from In fashion Tv and is exec produced by Elizabeth Banks, who starred in and produced the flicks and directed the 2d movie.
Banks and Max Handelman will exec create by contrivance of Brownstone Productions, alongside with Gold Circle Films’ Paul Brooks and Scott Neimeyer as successfully as Devine and Megan Amram.
It marks feature film director Strauss-Schulson’s return to directing tv; he previously helmed episodes of Amazon’s Betas and MTV’s Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famed and The Inbetweeners. He additionally directed A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas.
He additionally these days wrapped feature film Nonetheless Retreat for Miramax, which he wrote with Matthew Fogel. It stars Isabella Rossellini, Jack Whitehall and Larry Owens.
Strauss-Schulson is represented by WME, 3 Arts, and Johnson, Shapiro, Slewett, Kole.