Comic Whitney Cummings and Academy Award-nominated director Lee Daniels are teaming as much as create a #MeToo-themed comedy collection for Amazon.
The challenge, which is untitled, will likely be co-created and co-written by Daniels and Cummings, Deadline reported Tuesday. Cummings will even star within the collection whereas Daniels is slated to direct the pilot.
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The collection will give attention to the workers at an ombudsman’s workplace at a university which navigates feminism, politically appropriate tradition and the #MeToo motion. Cummings character “should reconcile the dissonance between totally different generations of feminism, and the battle to reconcile our primal needs, and socially constructed identities with present moral obligations relating to race, class and gender,” Deadline reported.
The 2 arrange the collection at Fox 21 TV Studios earlier than it landed at Amazon following a bidding struggle.
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Daniels is a co-creator and govt producer of the tv collection “Empire.” Cummings has co-created “2 Broke Women.” She was additionally a co-showrunner for the “Roseanne” reboot earlier than she introduced in Might she wouldn’t return for the following season, citing her busy work schedule. She made her announcement simply days earlier than ABC canceled the collection after Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet about former President Barack Obama’s aide Valerie Jarrett.