‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Duo Set Asian-American Basketball Comedy At CBS

Posted by October 17, 2017 Comment

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s Aline Brosh McKenna and Rene Gube are looking to go hard in the paint with their in-development comedy series at CBS. Big Men would follow an Asian-American rookie professional basketball player who dreams of life as a “baller”. Standing in his way are his 13-year-old twin sisters whom he co-parents with his overbearing-yet-loving immigrant father. Brosh McKenna and Gube will serve as writers and executive producers on the project; with CBS Television Studios handling production.

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Best known as the creator of and showrunner for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Brosh McKenna’s other writing credits include The Devil Wears Prada, 27 Dresses and We Bought a Zoo. Gube has appeared on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend on a number of occasions as Father Brah; and has also served as a writer and executive story editor on the series. Prior to that, he wrote for and appeared on The UCB Show, Ground Floor, Men at Work and other credits.

(Last Updated October 17, 2017 2:58 pm )

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