Kal Penn Single-Camera Comedy Scores Pilot Order at NBC https://t.co/WP4yY5NvQN— Variety (@Variety) January 29, 2019
- Kal Penn (Designated Survivor, House) cowrote a single-camera comedy pilot with Matt Murray, which has received a pilot order from NBC. Penn is attached to star.
- Penn and Murray will also executive produce, with Mike Schur serving as a supervising executive producer via Fremulon. Murray has written on several of Schur's shows, including Parks & Recreation and The Good Place.
- Plot summary: The untitled project follows former New York City Councilman Garrett Shah (Penn), who finds his calling when faced with six recent immigrants in need of his help and in search of the American Dream.
Haven't seen him in ages. Hope it gets picked up!