Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Aline Brosh McKenna sets music comedy Hit at Hulu
Aline Brosh McKenna (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator, The Devil Wears Prada, 27 Dresses) has signed a three-year overall deal with ABC Studios to develop projects across all platforms for the studio via McKenna’s new company, Lean Machine, Deadline has confirmed. The first project under the new pact is the musical comedy Hit currently in development at Hulu.
Hit tells the story of a young pop star, struggling to write her debut album, who gets stuck in a songwriting boot camp organized by the anxious execs at her record label.
“I am so excited to be partnering with ABC Studios,” said McKenna. “Dana (Walden), Jonnie (Davis) and the whole development team have so much passion for creating unique, quality television. I’m thrilled for the chance to continue working on projects I love. I hope Lean Machine will be a home for material that is character-driven, inclusive, human and which puts writers and writing at the center of the creative process.”
Jennifer Kaytin Robinson (Someone Great, Sweet/Vicious) is attached to direct. The series is co-written by McKenna and Alden Derck (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend). McKenna, Robinson, and Derck will executive produce.
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