[04/08/11 - 10:23 PM] Development Update: Friday, April 8 Updates include: Katherine Heigl to lead HBO's "Knitting Circle"; Amber Tamblyn, Katie Jacobs to develop FOX drama; and Bob Odenkirk books a live-action pilot at Adult Swim.
STATUS: previously in development (2011-2012 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION: (from Adult Swim's press release, March 2012) In Let's Do This! veteran comedy writer, director, producer, and actor Bob Odenkirk gives a back door glimpse into the not-so-glamorous world of low budget filmmaking. The exclusive promo and solo episode launched today on AdultSwim.com. Bob Odenkirk (Mr. Show, Breaking Bad) plays Cal Mackenzie-Goldberg, two-bit movie mogul and head of Cal-Gold Pictures as he leads a collection of crazy, fame-hungry strivers chasing Hollywood dreams. In this exclusive piece, Cal is faced with the challenge of creating a wizard movie for a demanding African warlord and making sure not to get sued for copyright infringement in the process. It's a hilarious behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of a struggling studio in North Hollywood as Cal-Gold produces Harry Podder and the Lost Lebaron.