August 18, 2022

Seize your horse, hitch up the saddle and prepare to go out west with Phil Lord and Chris Miller! Recent off their massively profitable run on Apple TV+’s The Afterparty, which was just lately renewed for a second season, the notorious writing-duo, Lord and Miller have been tapped to convey a comedy western, merely titled Western, to the Amazon-backed IMDbTV.

The Hollywood Reporter says that Lord and Miller, who will probably be serving as Government producers, will probably be teaming up with Michelle Morgan who won’t solely be penning the pilot script however may even function an Government Producer on the undertaking.

Whereas a lot of the present remains to be unknown, the collection is being pitched as follows:

Western is ready within the 1800s and revolves round a high-society younger girl who travels West in the hunt for a husband solely to find that she has been catfished by a teenage boy. Now stranded, Polly, and the city’s different inhabitants, should discover their place within the ever-changing new world the place they confront and defy all expectations society has of them alongside the way in which.

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Morgan is not any stranger to working with Lord and Miller, as she labored alongside the duo on the animated characteristic The Lego Film 2: The Second Half. Since then, Morgan has gone on to ascertain herself within the business having written two characteristic movies, Lady Most Doubtless and It Occurred in LA, the latter of which she additionally directed.

Lord and Miller’s manufacturing firm Lord Miller will co-produce the undertaking with Sony Photos Tv and Amazon Studios. Western is only one of many tasks within the duo’s ever-growing slate of tasks. Lord and Miller may even be bringing again the cult-classic Clone Excessive to HBO Max. The animated collection, which solely ran for one season on MTV again in 2003, centered on a highschool attended by a number of the most iconic historic figures together with, Abe Lincoln, Joan of Arc, Gandhi, Cleopatra, and JFK.

IMDb TV, a free ad-supported streamer, is rising its unique content material to compete within the streaming wars. Selection beforehand reported on IMDb TV’s increasing content material which incorporates Mike Schur‘s (The Good Place) new coming-of-age comedy Primo, extra Leverage: Redemption, a second season of Alex Rider, and a spin-off of the Amazon Studios collection Bosch.

Presently, the is not any launch date or casting data for Western.

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