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Greg Berlanti is adding yet another comedy to his large TV development slate.
The super producer behind the CW’s superhero shows is attached to exec produce “Pushing,” a comedy from writer/actress Marisa Coughlan that has landed at Fox, Variety has learned exclusively.
“Pushing” follows Sydney, who’s pushing 40, and decides to go back to work as a rock band manager while struggling to raise two small children and keep the passion alive with her husband, which is no problem because she’s got this — except for when she doesn’t.
The script was sold on spec from Coughlan, an actress, known for her role as Ursula in the cult favorite movie “Super Troopers.” This project marks her first major writing gig.
As a writer, Coughlan penned the TV movie “Lost and Found.” As an actress, she just reprised her role in “Super Troopers 2.” She also starred in “Freddy Got Fingered” and “Teaching Mrs. Tingle,” and »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
After lensing late last year, it’s unclear if Jay Chandrasekhar’s long-anticipated follow-up is still shooting last-minute scenes or, in the more likely scenario, have now set up shop in Boston to capture some additional material. Either way, Lowe is along for the ride, and is attached to the part of play Guy Le Franc, a “former hockey player and the current mayor of a Quebec Canadian border town.”
Plot details are still being kept under lock and key for the crowdfunding darling, after Super Troopers 2 blew past all expectations to secure $4.5 million, comfortably surpassing the initial goal of $2 million. Such success hasn’t gone unnoticed either, after Fox Searchlight swooped in to pick up North American distribution rights. »
- Michael Briers
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