Comedy From Cindy Chupack, Jake Kasdan Gets Pilot Production Commitment At Fox

EXCLUSIVE: In a spirited bidding, The Longest Date, a single-camera comedy from Sex And The City alumna Cindy Chupack and New Girl executive producer Jake Kasdan, has landed at Fox with a pilot production commitment. The project is based on Chupack’s upcoming comedic marriage memoir The Longest Date: Life As A Wife, set to be released in January 2014 by Viking Press. It examines the comedy and cringe-worthy aspects of matrimony. Chupack will write the script and executive produce. Kasdan is set to direct the potential pilot and is executive producing with his producing partner Melvin Mar. 20th Century Fox TV, where Kasdan is under an overall deal, is producing. The studio had been pursuing Chupack for development for several years. She worked at the studio during the 2011-2012 season when she was co-executive producer of 20th TV’s hit comedy Modern Family, sharing in its best series Emmy win. Chupack has worked as a senior writer-producer on three comedies that have won best series Emmys: Sex And The City, on which she worked for most of its run, Everybody Loves Raymond and Modern Family. (more…)

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