“Fleabag” creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge has yet another series in the works. Her newest show, BBC America’s “Killing Eve,” just received a second season pickup before a single episode of the spy thriller had aired. Now comes word that HBO has ordered a pilot for “Run,” the rising star’s series about exes who made a fateful pact 15 years ago. Vicky Jones, Waller-Bridge’s frequent collaborator and the current playwright in residence at London’s National Theatre, is set to pen the script.
A co-production with Entertainment One, “Run” follows former lovers who once agreed that “if they ever needed to escape life, they could send each other a simple text message — ‘Run’ — and impulsively disappear together,” The Hollywood Reporter summarizes. Waller-Bridge will have a recurring role in the comedic thriller.
Jones directed the award-winning stage version of Waller-Bridge’s “Fleabag,” which preceded the