Musical dramedy Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist gets series order at NBC
According to TVLine, NBC has officially given a series order for the upcoming musical comedy-drama titled Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,starring Jane Levy as the titular protagonist. The new series is created by Austin Winsberg (Jake in Progress).
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist follows the story of Zoey Clarke (Jane Levy), a whip-smart computer coder forging her way in San Francisco. After an unusual event she starts to hear the innermost wants and desires of the people around her through songs. At ﬁrst, she questions her own sanity but soon realizes this unwanted curse may just be an incredibly wonderful gift.
The series will star Jane Levy (Suburgatory) as the titular character, Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect) as Max, Alex Newell (Glee) as Mo, Peter Gallagher (The O.C.) as Mitch and John Clarence Stewart (Luke Cage) as Simon along with Academy Award-winning actress Mary Steenburgen (Melvin and Howard) as Maggie.
Levy is best known for her role as Tessa Altman in ABC’s sitcom Suburgatory. She recently starred in Hulu’s horror anthology adaptation of Stephen King’s Castle Rock starring alongside Sissy Spacek, Bill Skarsgård, and André Holland.