Liam Lynch is set to direct the special, and JASH has signed on to produce alongside Thruline’s Amy Zvi. Shooting is scheduled to begin this month.
Silverman’s 2013 HBO comedy special Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles earned her an Emmy Award for outstanding writing for a special. It also received an Emmy nom for outstanding variety special. and Silverman also received a lead actress Emmy nom for her Comedy Central show. Her TV credits include Masters of Sex and The Good Wife, and on the film side, Wreck-It Ralph, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, A Million Ways to Die in the West and the upcoming The Book of Henry and Battle of the Sexes, both slated for release this year.
Silverman is the latest comedian to join Netflix’s stand-up special roster that includes Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Amy Schumer and Jerry Seinfeld.