Proxy: Sci-Fi Drama in Development with Vacation Co-Directors at FOX

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Fox developing sci-fi drama Proxy from Vacation co-directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein

Fox developing sci-fi drama Proxy from Vacation co-directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein

An hour-long sci-fi drama is in development at FOX with Vacation co-writers and co-directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, according to Variety. The show, which will be called Proxy, is the story of technology that allows people to live through the experiences of “hedonistic young Proxies” who are living on a remote island paradise.

The script has been ordered with a penalty attached. Daley will write and executive produce Proxy, and Goldstein will executive produce through their GoldDay banner. Goldstein will write if Proxy gets picked up. Michael Sugar (13 Reasons WhyThe OA) will executive produce for Anonymous Content, and Twentieth Century Fox Television will also produce.

John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein directed 2015’s Vacation, starring Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chevy Chase, Chris Hemsworth and Leslie Mann. They wrote the scripts for films like Horrible BossesSpider-Man: HomecomingThe Incredible Burt Wonderstone and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. Daley and Goldstein are directing the upcoming film Game Night, starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Jesse Plemons, Kylie Bunbury and Lamorne Morris. Game Night is set to hit theaters on February 16, 2018.

Jonathan Goldstein has written for TV shows like The Geena Davis Show, Good Morning Miami, Four Kings, and The New Adventures of Old Christine. John Francis Daley is known for playing the role of Sam Weir on the NBC comedy/drama Freaks and Geeks and as Dr. Lance Sweets on the series Bones. 

What do you think of the idea of the hour-long drama Proxy? Are you excited to check out the show from the Vacation and Spider-Man duo? Who would you like to see cast as the proxies? We want to hear from you! Leave us your thoughts in the comments below or tweet them to us @ComingSoonnet.

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