TVLine Objects: Taran Killam Rom-Com, Station 19 Vet’s New Position and Extra


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TVLine Objects: Taran Killam Rom-Com, Station 19 Vet’s New Position and Extra

Taran Killam is hanging up an Arranged Hollywood romance: The SNL and Single Dad and mom vet is connected to star in a possible romantic comedy collection for Amazon’s Freevee (fka IMDb TV), which he may also co-write and executive-produce with Gloria Calderón Kellett (With Love, One Day at a Time), our sister web site Deadline stories.

Organized — which is at the moment within the growth stage — follows “a self-destructive film star (Killam) and an bold pop Latina diva who conform to a mutually useful ‘public relationship’ as a way to assist promote her upcoming breakup album and save his declining profession, a call they instantly remorse as they shortly understand they hate one another’s guts.”

“One of many nice joys of the hustle is the individuals who turn out to be household alongside the best way,” Kellett tells Deadline. “Taran Killam is one such individual. We’ve recognized one another for 17 years, did black field theatre in LA again within the day, and cheered each other on in our numerous endeavors dreaming of the second once we may work collectively once more for actual. It’s a pleasure that he introduced me this concept.”

Added Killam: “I’m enthusiastic about taking a pessimistic premise and discovering the optimism in it. I like romantic comedies. And no one writes about love and the human coronary heart higher than my expensive buddy Gloria.”

Prepared for some more moderen newsy nuggets? Properly…

* Okieriete Onaodowan (Station 19) will star in AMC’s six-episode, half-hour collection Demascus as “a 33-year-old Black man who goes on a journey of self-discovery utilizing an revolutionary new know-how that permits him to expertise totally different variations of his personal life,” per The Hollywood Reporter.

* Ricky Martin (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story) has joined the upcoming Apple TV+ comedy Mrs. American Pie, starring Kristen Wiig, Alison Janney and Laura Dern, per Deadline.

* Vanessa Hudgens will host the 2022 MTV Film & TV Awards, airing stay from the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 5 at 8 pm ET (and on tape-delay PT).

* HBO Max and Cartoon Community have greenlit the first-ever Scooby-Doo preschool collection, Scooby-Doo! And the Thriller Pups, wherein the titular buddies work as camp counselors who “lead a ‘paw’-some crew on mystery-solving adventures.” Scooby-Doo vets Frank Welker and Matthew Lillard will lead the voice solid as Scooby and Shaggy.

* Amazon Studios has given a two-season order to The Hospital, a sci-fi animated comedy executive-produced by Maya Rudolph, Natasha Lyonne and Danielle Renfrew Behrens, and that includes the voices of Keke Palmer, Greta Lee, Kieran Culkin, Sam Smith, Rudolph and Lyonne. The collection follows “Sleech and Klak — aliens, greatest buddies, and intergalactically famend surgeons — as they deal with anxiety-eating parasites, unlawful time loops, and deep-space STIs,” per the official synopsis. “Risking their careers to tackle a outstanding case, they put existence itself in jeopardy. Though contemplating their dismal private lives, oblivion is likely to be an enchancment.”

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