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‘Highlight’ Casting Ace Paul Schnee Makes Directing Debut In TV Sequence – Closing date


EXCLUSIVE: Highlight casting director Paul Schnee is making his directorial debut in a comedy-drama TV collection.

Schnee has directed all episodes of Mom, Would possibly I Have a Kidney?, which comes from Filipino-American showrunner Veronica Reyes-How, who could also be writing. Schnee’s casting credit additionally come with Wintry weather’s Bone and The Woman at the Teach. Manufacturing simply wrapped.

The display stars Doug Plaut (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Emmy winner Tina Benko (The Biggest Showman), Darius de Haas (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Charlotte Ray Rosenberg (Sneaky Pete, FBI: Maximum Sought after) and Troy Iwata (Sprint and Lily, Summoning Sylvia), and in addition options Myra Lucretia Taylor, Lydia Gaston, and Drew McVety.

Govt manufacturers are Reyes-How and Plaut for Goldfish Pajamas. Manufacturers are Benjamin J. Murray and Michael Christensen for Incline Productions. Casting is via Rachel Goldman. 

A supply mentioned the display is attracting consideration of streaming platforms and an acquisition deal may practice in a while. We listen the manufacturers raised non-public fairness to make the collection earlier than buying groceries it.

The collection follows a tender New York guy with a failing kidney. His perfect fit is his deeply estranged mom and the season follows him as he tries to reconnect and rebuild relationships along with his circle of relatives.

L-r best: Doug Plaut, Darius de Haas L-r backside: Charlotte Ray Rosenberg, Tina Benko, Troy Iwata; Credit: Thomas Brunot; Michael Kushner; David Goddard; Stan Demidoff; Michael Hull

“I’ve recognized Doug and Veronica for some time and was once longing for the danger to paintings on Mom, Would possibly I Have A Kidney? with them,” mentioned Schnee. “I used to be interested in what I see as the elemental crux of the script: a circle of relatives that has misplaced contact, no longer out of animosity, however just by no longer speaking to each other in regards to the vulnerabilities which might be on the coronary heart of any dating, out of concern that they’d arise brief within the eyes of the others.

Mom, Would possibly I Have A Kidney? examines the humorous and touching means that neglected connections with the ones we like may end up in neglected alternatives and that it’s by no means too past due to reconcile.”

“It was once exciting to paintings with this sort of gifted workforce in entrance of and in the back of the digital camera as they introduced lifestyles to those compelling and heart-breaking characters in Mom, Would possibly I Have A Kidney?,” added Reyes-How. “I continuously write tales about fractured households operating against reconciliation, and I imagine audiences will benefit from the tricky and hilarious paths those characters take to succeed in it.”

Doug Plaut is repped via Transparent Ability Crew. Tina Benko is repped via Artists & Reps. Darius de Haas is repped via BRS Gage. Troy Iwata is repped via Unique and CGF Ability. Charlotte Ray Rosenberg is repped via Buchwald.


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