A Comedy Based on Criss Angel in the Works


Actor-turned-writer Chris Moynihan has set up a comedy based on the life of magician Criss Angel at NBC, reports Variety.

The Angel project is based on an original idea that the “Mindfreak” magician conceived along with producers Dave Baram, Jason Verona and Adam Shulman. Moynihan has joined in to write the project, which was inspired by Angel’s experience as an up-and-coming magician.

All four are aboard to executive produce the half-hour, which was pitched as a workplace comedy set in the world of magic.

Angel rose to fame thanks to his A&E series “Criss Angel: Mindfreak.” At NBC, he previously appeared on the reality show “Phenomenon.”