18 December 2012 12:00 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

American Pie‘s Natasha Lyonne is set to star in a half-hour comedy that has been set up at Fox with a script commitment. Written by Mr. Sunshine creators/executive producers Alex Barnow and Marc Firek, the untitled project centers on Stella (Lyonne) who, fresh out of rehab and committed to starting a new life as a sober, responsible adult, is forced to move in with her conservative brother and young family. The comedy is produced by 3 Arts, which reps Lyonne, and Sony Pictures TV, where Barnow and Firek are under an overall deal. Barnow and Firek executive produce alongside 3 Arts’ Dave Becky and Jonathan Berry. In addition to starring in the show, Lyonne is also attached as a producer. This would mark the actress’ first regular series gig. She is recurring on Jenji Kohan’s upcoming Netflix dark comedy series Orange Is The New Black after guest starring in »


- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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