Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody’s lives and relationship have impressed a Showtime scripted comedy.
The Paramount World-backed premium cable community has handed out a pilot order to half-hour comedy Seasoned, starring the married actors and up to date viral sensations. The couple’s son, Gideon Grody-Patinkin, and Ewen Wright co-created the sequence and co-write the pilot.
Seasoned follows the “delightfully tumultuous relationship and lifetime of a profitable, gregarious, deeply dedicated, barely insane married couple performed by Patinkin and Grody — roles they’ve been rehearsing for the final 43 years. The supply of their never-ending magic is similar as their never-ending woe: that they’ve stayed collectively all this time.”
Manufacturing will start in July in New York Metropolis. Jax Media is the studio.
“Mandy and Kathryn helped me and thousands and thousands of on-line viewers get by means of the pandemic with their splendidly heat, humorous and impressed social media posts,” stated Showtime leisure president Gary Levine. “Collectively they fearlessly present us the enjoyment and the chaos of marriage, getting old and grappling with the indignities of on a regular basis life. We’re thrilled to welcome them again to Showtime, together with their proficient son Gideon and his associate Ewen who’re increasing their posts right into a half-hour comedy pilot for us.”
Patinkin is a seven-time Emmy nominee, incomes 4 of them for his position on Showtime’s Homeland. Grody earned a Drama Desk nom for her play, A Mother’s Life and counts stage credit together with High Ladies, The Marriage of Bette and Boo and options My Bodyguard, Reds, The Huge Repair and Limbo.
Jax Media’s Tony Hernandez, Brooke Posch and Isabel Richardon exec produce alongside Wright, Grody-Patinkin, Patinkin and Grody. Wright will direct the pilot, with Jake Fuller set to provide.
The pilot comes at a busy time for Patinkin, who will star in Hulu drama sequence Profession Alternatives in Homicide and Mayhem.