Rob Lowe to Star in Comedy Series From Santa Clarita Diet Creator

Rob Lowe joins the Netflix family. The streaming titan ordered a new comedy series, Unstable, of Lowe, his son – John Owen Loweand Victor Fresh. The father and son team will star in the show and serve as executive producers along with Fresco.

The Netflix comedy will be set in a cutting-edge biotech research company and will follow an introverted and socially challenged son who works for his successful and eccentric father to save him from disaster. Unstable is inspired by the social media relationship between the father and son duo, which regularly sees the younger Lowe trolling his popular father online, often leading to viral moments and media coverage.

Curiously, Unstable It won’t be the first such sitcom in recent television history; the winner Schitt’s Cove, which is also currently on Netflix, was created by a father and son team: Eugene Levy and Dan Levy, who also appeared as father and son on screen. The duo also led the cast of the show alongside Catherine O’Hara and Annie Murphy.

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At the moment, Rob Lowe stars in the successful Fox series: 911: Lone Star, where he serves as the show’s lead and is one of the executive producers. He is also known for his roles in The west wing, brothers and sisters and The Grinder.

Unsurprisingly, the trio have an extensive history in comedy. Rob Lowe is widely known for his role as Chris Traeger in the NBC political satire mockumentary, Parks and Recreationwhere he appeared in front of Amy PoehlerRashida Jones and Nick Offerman. still part of the parks and recreation family together alan-yang |the hosts of lowe major Parks and Collection – a podcast that takes a behind-the-scenes look at each episode of the comedy series.

Fresco, an acclaimed television writer, showrunner, and creator, is known for creating better ted, Andy Richter controls the universe and those of netflix Santa Clarita diet. He also wrote for NBC my name is earl and Crazy for You. John Owen Lowe, on the other hand, is known for appearing in the grinder and those of netflix Holidays in nature. He has also worked as a story editor at 911: lone star, writing several episodes of the show as well. He also recently finished production of Rory Karpfindependent feature of grace Point, which he also starred in and produced.

“We are very excited to be working with Victor, Rob and John Owen,” he said. Tracey Pakosta, Head of Comedy at Netflix. “All three, and their smart and wildly funny sensibilities, are a perfect fit for our growing list of scripted comedies.”

It is not yet known when Unstable is expected to air, but be sure to check back with Collider for updates on Netflix’s scripted comedy.


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