December 03, 2016  
Home > News > TV

Zach Galifianakis to Co-Create Comedy Show for HBO

March 24, 2011 (6:54 am) GMT
The 'Hangover' actor has signed up to write and produce a pilot presentation starring Brody Stevens with him scheduled to guest star on the potential series.

has scored a first-look deal with HBO. He is set to write and produce a pilot presentation for the premium cable network, teaming up with Mike Gibbons. According to Deadline, comedian Brody Stevens will star in the show and Galifianakis is expected to appear too.

The mockumentary-style comedy will revolve around Stevens, who stars as himself, and chronicle one day in the life of the former amateur baseball player. Described as a cross between George Plimpton and "Mr. Baseball" Bob Uecker, Stevens who began doing standup in the mid-1990s has been friends with Galifianakis for 10 years.

Zach Galifianakis currently stars on HBO's comedy series "". Brody Stevens, meanwhile, once landed a small role in "" in which Galifianakis starred as one of the main characters.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Mantis Reveals Star-Lord's Deep Dark Secret in 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' New Trailer
  2. Watch: Rita Ora Drops Her Top in Raunchy Love Advent Video
  3. Britney Spears Gets Surprise Birthday Cake on Stage at 2016 Jingle Ball
  4. Granger Smith Broke His Rips and Punctured His Lung After Falling From Stage
  5. Madonna Wants to Remarry Sean Penn for $150,000 at Miami's Art Basel
  6. Chris Evans Feels 'Rage' Over 'Last Tango in Paris' Real Rape Scene
  7. Mariah Carey Not Too Keen on Comparison Between Her Alter Ego Bianca and Beyonce's Sasha Fierce
  8. Mark Wahlberg Criticizes Fellow Celebs Who Talk About Politics