Annie Murphy goes into Witness Safety, as in response to Deadline, the Schitt’s Creek star is ready to star in and govt produce the brand-new comedy for MRC Movie’s female-driven comedy division. The brand new present will reunite her with Creek writers Rupinder Gill and David West Learn, who’re additionally set to govt produce.
Murphy will star in Witness Safety as a lady compelled to redefine the that means of her life and what she holds most expensive after being put into the witness safety program. A lady who has at all times outlined herself by the requirements of her romantic life, Murphy’s protagonist should try to determine who she actually is on the within — all whereas sustaining her cowl and conserving criminals at bay.
Murphy made her star flip in Schitt’s Creek as Alexis Rose, the air-headed however well-meaning daughter of a former cleaning soap opera actress and video baron (as performed by veteran comedic duo Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy). Murphy’s efficiency earned her an Emmy Award for Greatest Supporting Actress in a Comedy Sequence final 12 months, one of many many accolades earned by the present in its sixth and remaining season. She is presently starring as Alison on AMC’s darkish comedy Kevin Can F**okay Himself, and is ready to star within the second season of Netflix’s time-loop dramedy, Russian Doll.
Witness Safety was initially developed in-house by Alloy Leisure, which labored with Murphy to package deal the challenge that was in the end bought to MRC. The challenge joins a number of different female-led initiatives out of MRC Movies’ comedy division, together with The Inheritance, from Emmy Award-winner Ashley Nicole Black, and Let’s Have Children!, written by Adam Sztykiel and Ellie Knaus.
Witness Safety doesn't have a launch date but, however Murphy as soon as once more working with a few of the writers of Schitt's Creek makes this an thrilling challenge to look ahead to.
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