Hulu Orders Comedy Series Starring Steve Martin and Martin Short
On Friday, at the 2020 Winter Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour, Hulu announced a straight-to-series order for a series starring comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short.Described as a series about “three strangers who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one,” it is co-created by Martin and John Hoffman (“Grace & Frankie”), who will serve as executive producers alongside “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman.
The project hails from 20th Century Fox Television.“Hulu’s success in original content is driven by highly curated programming from world class talent, said Craig Erwich, Svp of Originals, Hulu.
“From the Steve Martin project, second series orders of ‘Ramy’ and ‘Dollface,’ to shows like ‘Little Fires Everywhere,’ our momentum in original content is stronger than ever.”This series is the latest creative offering to come out of Martin and Short’s 35-plus year friendship and comedic collaboration.
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