• John Requa & Glenn Ficarra Strike Broadcast First-Look Deal With Fox Entertainment

    19 days ago - By Deadline

    John Requa and Glenn Ficarra, who directed the pilot episode of NBC's This Is Us, have inked a broadcast first-look deal with Fox Entertainment. The pair, who run Zaftig Films with production partner Charlie Gogolak, previously had an overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television. This comes as John Slattery A.I. drama Next, which they...
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  • Audible Inks First-Look With Conan O'Brien's Team Coco; Deal's Initial Podcast Stars Lea Thompson & Zoey Deutch

    19 days ago - By Deadline

    Audible has inked a global multi-project, first-look development and production deal with Team Coco. Conan O'Brien's Emmy-winning digital media company will produce scripted and unscripted episodic series, non-fiction documentaries and other audio original projects. The first original already has been greenlighted: The episodic scripted comedy podcast A Total Switch Show teams real-life mother-daughter duo Lea...
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  • Conan O'Brien's Team Coco Signs First-Look Podcast Deal With Audible

    19 days ago - By The Wrap

    Conan O'Brien's production company Team Coco signed a first-look deal with audiobook and podcast producer Audible to create scripted and unscripted comedy podcasts, Audible announced Monday.
    The first project will be a comedy podcast with former Disney Channel actress Zoey Deutch called “A Total Switch Show.” Deutch will co-host the scripted podcast with her mother, Lea Thompson, which could be described as an audio adaptation of the “Freaky Friday” story. It stars a mother and daughter who magically swap bodies but can't figure out how to switch back, despite a number of attempts at...
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