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[12/10/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 10
Updates include: Rosie O'Donnell cast in Showtime's "American Gigolo"; HBO expands ensemble of "The Gilded Age"; and "The Ellen DeGeneres" shuts down after DeGeneres herself tests positive for COVID-19.







OLE WHITE SUGAH DADDY (AMAZON)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
12/10/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2021-2022 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
script
DESCRIPTION:
small screen take on the play, which follows the story of Janice, a Nigerian-American woman in tech who spends her days navigating her peers at the co-working space she works out of in Boston, the angel investors who aren't giving her the seed money she needs to get her app Neighbr off the ground, and her friends and family who are pushing her to move her business back to her hometown of Lowell
CREW INFORMATION:
· Kyle Laursen as EP
· Lena Waithe as EP
· Obehi Janice as PLAY/CRTR/CO-EP
· Rishi Rajani as EP
· Robin Schwartz as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Amazon Studios
· Big Beach
· Hillman Grad Productions