‘American Vandal’ creators line up upcoming comedy series at Paramount Plus
Update: August 28, 2021 12:38 STI
Washington [US], Aug. 28 (ANI): Streaming giant Paramount Plus has ordered the esports series “Players” from creators “American Vandal.”
Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault, the creators of the comedy-drama “American Vandal” have prepared their next series commission for “Players”, a comedy set in the esports world, on ViacomCBS’s popular streaming platform Paramount More.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, like “American Vandal,” the next series will also be filmed in documentary style and will follow a fictional “League of Legends” team trying to win a championship.
‘American Vandal’ producers CBS Studios and Funny or Die will also produce ‘Players’.
On the other hand, the maker of “League of Legends” Riot Games is also involved.
The Hollywood Reporter has informed that “Players” will focus on a “League Of Legends” team eager to win their first championship after years of close appeals and heartache. To reach the top, they’ll need their prodigy, a 17-year-old rookie, and their 27-year veteran to put their egos aside and work together.
The series will be produced by Yacenda and Perrault. Joe Farrell and Mike Farah of “Funny or Die”, Tim McAuliffe, Riot Games, Ari Lubet of 3Arts and Todd Sellers of Brillstein Entertainment Partners will also be executive producers.
Along with “Players”, Paramount Plus’ roster of original comedies includes the rebirth of Nickelodeon favorite “iCarly”, “No Activity”, “For Heaven’s Sake”, “Why Women Kill” and the animated series “Star Trek: Lower Decks’, ‘Tooning Out the News’ and’ The Harper House ‘. (ANI)