EXCLUSIVE: Natalie Morales, Mira Sorvino and Steve Howey are the latest to board the Dave Bautista-Kumail Nanjiani buddy comedy Stuber, from 20th Century Fox and director Michael Dowse. Written by Tripper Clancy, the plot centers on a mild-mannered Uber driver (Nanjiani) who picks up a grizzled cop (Bautista) on the trail of a brutal killer and he’s thrust into a harrowing ordeal.
Producers are Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, with Jake Wagner and Nick Thomas serving as exec producers. Jeremy Kramer is overseeing for Fox.
Morales currently recurs on Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet and was tapped as the lead in NBC comedy pilot Abby’s. She’s repped by CAA, Bleecker Street Entertainment and attorney Mitch Smelkinson. Repped by Management 360 and APA, Sorvino stars in Audience Network’s new series Condor, which will premiere in June, and just wrapped The Code pilot for CBS. Howey, repped by Thruline Entertainment and UTA, is best known for his role in Showtime series Shameless and can currently be seen in Game Over, Man! on Netflix.