Peter Farrelly Developing Suicide Comedy Series at Quibi

Variety | 7/9/2019 | Will Thorne
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“Green Book” director Peter Farrelly is the latest Oscar-level talent to join the content push at Quibi.

Farrelly is developing “The Now,” a series which centers around a guy who is about to commit suicide when he finds out from his mother that his brother just committed suicide and his dad committed suicide in the past as well, at the forthcoming Jeffrey Katzenberg-founded platform. The series’ central character has to “learn to live life for today, in the now.”

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“The Now” hails from Steve Golin’s Anonymous Content, which already produces another series about suicide in Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why.” Farrelly will write the new project alongside Pete Jones and “The Ranch” scribe Steve Leff. Golin and Jeff Okin will executive produce for Anonymous.

Variety reported exclusively in April that Farrelly’s next feature project will be an untitled Skydance pic based on the book “The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A True Story of Friendship Stronger Than War.” The “Dumb and...
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