Isla Fisher TV Comedy in the Works, Gary Sanchez Comedy “Things You Should Know” Picked Up by CBS


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The first look deal that Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s established with is already reaping rewards with the No Activity series order for CBS All Access now being joined by a new comedy called Things You Already Know,

At the the same time, , the company’s female-centric division, is developing a comedy for with CBS Studios, written by Erica Rivinoja (Girls Trip) and directed by Jake Szymanski (Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates). Repped by , Fisher hasn’t done much television work but appeared on Arrested Development, HBO’s Bored to Death and Neighbors from Hell. Her next film is the ensemble comedy Tag.

Things You Should Know  is being created and written by -nominated actor Ben Schwartz from Funny or Die’s The Earliest Show with Laura Moses, based on their upcoming illustrated guide to dating called Things You Should Know About Dating, You F*ing Idiot, which will be published by Hachette Books in the fall.

It’s set in today’s “culture of disposable love,” and it follows a group of millennials and their dating habits.

Repped by , and Gang Tyre, Schwartz will executive produce along with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay for along with CBS Studios’ Kevin Messick.

The Gary Sanchez and CBS Studios show No Activity was picked up by CBS All Access as the streaming network series’ first original comedy series due in the fall.

Moses is repped by Kaplan-Stahler Agency, while Ferrell is with and McKay is with .

  | East Coast Editor

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