POP ORDERS SUPERNATURAL SCRIPTED COMEDY PILOT "THE DEMONS OF DORIAN GUNN"
From Executive Producers Krysten Ritter and JAX Media,
Pilot Production Kicks Off in January 2018
LOS ANGELES - Dec. 6, 2017 - Monsters... .and demon hunters... and a disgraced New York socialite... oh my! Moving forward on a new scripted comedy project, Pop has ordered a half-hour pilot, THE DEMONS OF DORIAN GUNN, executive produced by actress, author and producer Krysten Ritter ("Jessica Jones") and Tony Hernandez and Lilly Burns ("Younger," "Broad City," "Search Party") of JAX Media.
Pilot production for THE DEMONS OF DORIAN GUNN kicks off in January 2018 in New York City, a backdrop which plays a major role in the show.
Written by Evan Greenspoon and Brandon Scott Jones (Upright Citizens Brigade), THE DEMONS OF DORIAN GUNN follows disgraced New York socialite Dorian Gunn, who discovers he's descended from a long line of demon hunters and is forced to abandon his life of leisure to protect humanity from monsters as they emerge from the gates of hell.
"I am so thrilled for the opportunity to make THE DEMONS OF DORIAN GUNN with the incredible creative team at Pop," said Ritter. "Brandon and Evan are talented new voices who have impressed me endlessly through every step of development, and I am so excited to bring their fresh and funny script to life."
"Evan and Brandon's highly appealing pilot script is a genre blender with a clever mythology and very funny, striking characters," said Justin Rosenblatt, EVP of Original Programming, Pop. "Krysten Ritter, Tony Hernandez and Lilly Burns have collectively lent their savvy, forward-thinking expertise in helping develop this project, which juxtaposes Park Avenue with the underworld in an unexpected way."
THE DEMONS OF DORIAN GUNN is written by Evan Greenspoon and Brandon Scott Jones and executive produced by Tony Hernandez and Lilly Burns of JAX Media, Kara Welker of Generate, and actress Krysten Ritter through her production company Silent Machine. John Skidmore serves as producer. Mike Poisson and Peggy Cheng from Silent Machine serve as co-executive producers.
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