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[05/08/14 - 09:06 AM]
USA Network Announces Cast-Contingent Pilot Pick-Up for the Drama Series "Stanistan"
Plus: the network has commissioned the comedy pilot presentation "Difficult People," starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner.







DIFFICULT PEOPLE (USA)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
5/8/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
7-10 minute presentation
DESCRIPTION:
(from USA's press release, May 2014) DIFFICULT PEOPLE is from the comedic minds of Julie Klausner ("Mulaney," "Billy on the Street") and Billy Eichner ("Billy on the Street," "Parks and Recreation") who star as best friends living in NYC. Klausner and Eichner play pop culture loving best friends who hate everyone - except each other. Klausner is writing the pilot presentation and Andrew Fleming ("Hamlet 2") will direct. Amy Poehler ("Parks and Recreation") is an executive producer along with Dave Becky of 3 Arts Entertainment and Michele Armour of Marobru ("Chappelle's Show"). DIFFICULT PEOPLE is from Universal Cable Productions.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Billy Eichner
· Julie Klausner
CREW INFORMATION:
· Amy Poehler as EP
· Andrew Fleming as DIR (Pilot)
· Dave Becky as EP
· Julie Klausner as CRTR/EP
· Michele Armour as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Marobru
· Universal Cable Productions