UPDATED: Annie Potts and John Carroll Lynch are set to co-star opposite Fortune Feimster in ABC’s multi-camera comedy pilot Family Fortune, from Matt Hubbard, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. Written by Hubbard and Feimster based on the family life and stand-up of Feimster, who grew up in Belmont, N.C., Family Fortune is set in North Carolina and centers on popular gym teacher Fortune (Feimster) who comes out of the closet to her close-knit group of family and friends. Potts will play her fun-loving, needy and sometimes egoistical mother. Lynch would play Fortune’s taciturn and tough father.
Hubbard, Fey and Carlock executive produce alongside, 3 Arts’ David Miner. Feimster serves as co-executive producer. Universal Television is producing with 3 Arts.