Netflix Orders ‘Dead to Me’ Comedy from Liz Feldman, Will Ferrell, and Adam McKay
Netflix just added another comedy series. According to Variety, the streaming network has given a 10-episode series order to a dark comedy written by Liz Feldman (The Great Indoors, 2 Broke Girls, One Big Happy) called Dead to Me. The show centers “a powerful friendship that blossoms between a... [Read More]
Lizzy Caplan to Star in Ferrell/McKay-Produced Dark Comedy ‘Friend of Bill’
Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Jessica Elbaum’s production company Gloria Sanchez has a new movie in development starring Lizzy Caplan. According to Deadline, Caplan will star in a dark comedy called Friend of Bill from a 2011 Blacklist screenplay by Harper Dill. Directed by Amy Rice (who also ... [Read More]
Taking a Closer Look at the Female-Centric Gloria Sanchez Productions with Founder Jessica Elbaum
by Megh Wright Comedy's infamous lack of gender (and racial) diversity has remained a relentlessly discussed issue lately, especially since SNL made the bizarre decision to hire a batch of no less than five white male cast members in the fall, took the brunt of the internet backlash that followed, a... [Read More]
Will Ferrell’s production company starts division for female comedies, but does the label help or hurt?
News surfaced today that Gary Sanchez Productions – that’s Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy – will establish a production division in charge of developing female-centic movies. The new arm of the wildly successful company will be lead by Jessica Elbaum, who’s been wi... [Read More]
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions Adds Female-Centric Label Gloria Sanchez
by Megh Wright With the exception of 2012's Bachelorette, Adam McKay and Will Ferrell's production company Gary Sanchez isn't exactly known for making female-driven movies, but according to Deadline, that's all about to change as the company has added a sister label aptly named Gloria Sanchez Produc... [Read More]