FX has put in development Daedalus 6, a science fiction comedy set in the distant future written by Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit (1600 Penn). The two are executive producing with Michael Showalter, with whom they worked together on ABC’s Super Fun Night, and Jonathan Stern of Abominable Pictures. Hernandez and Samit are currently writing Warner Brothers’ Gilligan’s Island movie reboot with 1600 Penn star Josh Gad. Showalter just wrapped his Red Crown feature Hello My Name Is Doris, which he co-wrote and directed. Stern is executive producer on Childrens Hospital and co-creator of Adult Swim’s Newsreaders. Hernandez and Samit are repped by ICM Partners, 3 Arts and Jackoway Tyerman; Michael Showalter is with UTA, Principato-Young and attorney Rick Genow; Jon Stern is with Principato-Young and attorney Mark Litwak.
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