Margaret Cho Pot Dispensary Family Dramedy ‘Highland’ In Works At Amazon

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.

sarnoffIn 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.

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