Hulu Orders ‘This Fool’ Comedy Series, Expands True Crime Collection
In addition to the return series already announced (like Great) and to come (like Nine Perfect Strangers), Hulu announced several new shows during the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour.
The streamer has ordered a new comedy, that fool, inspired by the life and stand-up comedy of star, co-creator, writer and executive producer Chris Estrada, on the series. It follows “Julio Lopez, a self-proclaimed ‘punk-ass bitch’ who still lives at home and goes out of her way to help everyone but himself,” according to the Connection Line. This half-hour-long cinematic comedy explores Julio’s work at a non-profit gang rehabilitation organization and his quest to overcome his codependency issues with his family as he navigates working class life. in south-central Los Angeles. “
Writers Pat Bishop, Jake Weisman and Matt Ingebretson, as well as Jonathan Groff and Fred Armisen, will join Estrada as executive producers of the comedy.
Hulu Also Expands True Crimes Collection With Documentary sleeping dead and docuseries Captivated audience. The first “reverses the traditional thriller narrative to explore a deeper and more unsettling mystery: Did a remorseful Randy Herman Jr. really commit a brutal murder in his sleep, or was it a practical cover story ? ” The film introduces Herman and his family, the defense and prosecution attorneys, journalists who covered the case, forensic psychiatrists and global experts in violent parasomnia (sleepwalking) to provide insight into the twists and turns of this story. controversial crime. sleeping dead is directed by Skye Borgman, starring Marisa Clifford, Nelesh Dhand of Pulse Films and Jack Oliver and Poppy Dixon of Sunshine Jackson and Sky UK.
In Captivated audience, Steven Stayner, 7, returned nearly a decade after he disappeared on his way home from school in 1972. The Trial of His Family has turned into a prime-time miniseries that “closed a tragic chapter. of the life of the family but opened another ”. This docu-series “explores the evolution of real-life crime storytelling through the prism of the 50-year journey of a family and two brothers; one considered a villain and the other a hero, ”according to the logline. “It’s about how truth becomes history and history becomes truth – on television, in the justice system and in our minds. It is directed by Jessica Dimmock and produced by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Jen Casey and Andrew Jacobs, as well as Mike Larocca, Todd Makurath, Nick Gilhool and Peter Rieveschl.