Neal Street Productions’ Pippa Harris presents a new series that is bound to humor you throughout each of its half hour episodes. The series, ‘The Franchise’, will introduce its viewers to the superhero movie-making industry while showcasing insights to the reality of the blockbuster hits whose background is often less explored. It will center on a crew that destiny is not exactly in favor of, as they are continue to develop an unfavored franchise movie despite the pressure of withstanding the fame that the big shots in the industry receives. Reportedly starring Himesh Patel and Aya Cash, the series is gearing up for production by January next year. Known for his role as Jack Malik in Danny Boyle’s Yesterday, Himesh Patel is a talented actor/ musician that will most likely take on the lead role in the series. Supposedly Joining Himesh Patel on the center stage is Aya Cash, another popular actress who is known for her character portrayals in works such as ‘You’re the Worst’, ‘Scare Me’, ‘Wolf of the Wall Street’ and ‘Game Over, Man!’.
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As per our sources, Pippa Harris will be co-producing this upcoming comedy series alongside Pippa Harris, Nicolas Brown, Julie Pastor, Marina Hyde, Keith Akushie and Jim Kleverweis. Neal Street Productions’ Sam Mendes will be joined by Armando Iannucci for the screenplay of the series. The two artists will also be co-producing the series. Neal Street Productions is known for several acclaimed entertainers such as ‘Revolutionary Road’ (directed by Sam Mendes), ‘Things We Lost in the Fire’ and ‘Empire of Light’ (another direction by Sam Mendes). The show will be run by Jon Brown an will most likely be shot in United Kingdom.
If you are guessing who else is on the cast list for the series then we do have news for you this time! Himesh Patel and Aya Cash will be joined by Jessica Hynes, Billy Magnussen, Lolly Adefope, Darren Goldstein, Isaac Powel, Richard E. Grant and Daniel Brühl. Jessica Hynes is popular for her movies ‘Shaun of the Dead’, ‘Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger’ and ‘Pudsey the Dog: The Movie’. She is a versatile actress when it comes to comedies and her addition to the cast is all the more exciting. Billy Magnussen is known for his portrayals in movies such as ‘Game Night’, ‘Aladdin’, ‘Ingrid Goes West’ and ‘Birth of the Dragon’. He is another talented actor in the comedy genre. Lolly Adefope and Darren Goldstein are both established actors who are well known for their TV series including ‘Shrill’ and ‘Ozark’ respectively. Isaac Powel is another popular actor/ singer whose works include ‘Our Son’ and ‘Susie Searches’. Richard E. Grant and Daniel Brühl are also renowned actors who are known for their roles in movies such as ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ and ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ respectively besides their other hits.
A look at the cast is enough to have a hint at the exceptional synergy that they will be delivering as a team. With an efficient cast and crew determined to deliver a humorist entertainer, this upcoming comedy is one to be well worth the wait.