Amazon Prime has put in development Highland, an hourlong dramedy starring Margaret Cho as a version of herself. Written by Alcatraz co-creator Liz Sarnoff, Highland is a co-production between Amazon Studios and Tomorrow Studios, ITV Studios’ partnership with Marty Adelstein.
In Highland, after a court ordered rehab, Margaret Cho gets a chance to start over but has to move in with her dysfunctional family who now runs a pot dispensary.
Cho, who has spoken openly about marijuana, and Sarnoff, executive produce with Tomorrow Studios’ Adelstein and Becky Clements.
Adelstein and Clements executive produce ABC’s Last Man Standing, NBC’s Aquarius and TNT’s newly picked up drama series Good Behavior. Their development includes a put pilot commitment at ABC for a Gabriel Iglesias comedy.
Sarnoff is repped by WME and attorney Lev Ginsburg.