Peacock has just announced a direct-to-series order for Based on a true storya new black comedy thriller series from craig rosenberg. Based on a true story It is, as the title says, inspired by real events. The series will tell a story that centers around a real estate broker, a plumber, and a former tennis star. These three seemingly unconnected people will collide, exposing America’s fixation on real crime as they explore facets of murder and slowly closing toilet seats.
Lisa Katzpresident of scripted content for NBCUniversal Television and Streaming said of the new series: “Inspired by true events, Based on a true story explores America’s obsession with true crime and serial killers.” He continued, “Along with our colleagues at UCP, we are thrilled with Craig Rosenberg, Jason Batman, Michael CostiganY roxie rodriguez have teamed up with Peacock for what is sure to be a wild ride full of unexpected twists and humor.”
“There are some true stories that are stranger than fiction, as is the case with the events that inspire this show,” he said. Beatrice Springborn, President, PCU. He continued, “It’s a twisted, exciting and incredibly funny series that combines the comedic and suspenseful talents of the dream team of Craig Rosenberg, Jason Bateman, Michael Costigan and Roxie Rodriguez to create the perfect show for Peacock.”
The project will be led by Rosenberg and Bateman. Bateman, who has shown a propensity for stories both hilarious and somber, beginning with his work on Ozarks toward horrible bosses franchise, will serve as an executive producer on the series. The series will be produced by UCP, which is a division of the Universal Studio Group. Rosenberg serves as writer, showrunner, and executive producer for the series. Rosenberg has previously worked on series such as Boys, LOST, Y Preacher. Costigan also serves as executive producer and Rodriguez serves as co-executive producer.
No further details on the production of the series have been announced yet. However, depending on the setting of the series, we are in for a hilarious yet unsettling ride. However, the series will be available exclusively to stream on NBC’s streaming platform Peacock.
While Based on a true story doesn’t have a release date yet, you can check out the streaming network’s other original content like wolf like mewho stars fish islandry jose gad. Stay tuned to Collider for more news on this project!
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