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Jermaine Fowler, Quinta Brunson, Larry Wilmore Team for Multi-Cam Comedy at CBS

 
 
 
Jermaine Fowler, Quinta Brunson, Larry Wilmore Team for Multi-Cam Comedy at CBS

Jermaine Fowler is back in business with CBS.

In one of the biggest comedy deals of the current development season, the former “Superior Donuts” star–along with Quinta Brunson and Larry Wilmore–has landed a pilot production commitment for a multi-camera comedy at the broadcaster.

Titled “Quinta & Jermaine,” the series will star Fowler and Brunson as childhood best friends who find themselves expecting a child while navigating adulthood. Fowler, Brunson, and Wilmore are all writers and executive producers on the project, with Michael Rotenberg and Josh Lieberman of 3 Arts Entertainment also executive producing. ABC Studios, where Wilmore and his Wilmore Films banner are under an overall deal, will produce in association with CBS Television Studios.

Fowler starred as Franco Wicks on “Superior Donuts” for CBS for two seasons alongside Judd Hirsch, Katey Sagal, David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, and Rell Battle. He also recently appeared in the critically-acclaimed film “Sorry to Bother You” and appeared on the HBO comedy series “Crashing.”  Fowler is also a celebrated stand up comedian, releasing the Showtime comedy special “Give ‘Em Hell, Kid” in 2015. He is repped by WME, 3 Arts, and Morris Yorn.

Source: variety.com
 
 
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