Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions has received a pilot production commitment for their comedy THE BABY from NBC. Paper Kite has also signed a new overall deal with Universal Television for scripted and unscripted projects.
The half hour stars Seann William Scott as the youngest male in an organized crime family of all women. Though he’s tough at work, his mother and seven older sisters mercilessly push him around at home.
Craig DiGregorio is writing the pilot based off an idea from Poehler and Scott.
NBC previously ordered the pilot Dumb Prince from Poehler and Charlie Grandy, which Poehler also directed. She is best known starring on NBC’s Saturday Night Live and as Leslie Knope in the popular sitcom Parks and Recreation for which she won a Golden Globe.
Scott is best known for his memorable role in the American Pie films. He has also starred in Role Models and Goon.
Emily J | Staff Writer