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]
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Have Two Comedies in Development at CBS
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s production company has two projects in the works at CBS and CBS Television Studios. According to Variety, Gary Sanchez Productions is working on a single-cam TV adaptation of Ben Schwartz and Laura Moses’s book Things You Should Already Know About Dating, Yo... [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 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]