NBC has put in development an untitled family comedy from School of Rock: The Musical star Alex Brightman, Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller and Universal TV.
Written by Brightman, the comedy is set in New York City and centers on a struggling twentysomething who moves back home with his parents and a rotating roster of tenants in their oversized, rent-controlled apartment.
Brightman executive produces with Seller and Flody Suarez via their Universal TV-based Seller Suarez Productions. Universal TV is the studio.
Brightman received a Tony nomination for his star turn as Dewey Finn in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes’ School of Rock: The Musical. His other Broadway credits include Wicked, Glory Days, Matilda The Musical, and Big Fish. On TV, he recently guest-starred in Showtime’s SMILF, which was just renewed for a second season. Brightman is repped by UTA, Stewart Talent and Brookside Artist Management.
Seller also has teamed with The Good Place trio Mike Schur, Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan on an untitled musical project, which received a put pilot commitment at NBC. In addition, Seller executive produces anticipated music-infused drama series Rise, which sold to NBC last season, and is set for a midseason premiere.
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