‘Schitt’s Creek’ Emily Hampshire Ready for R-Rated Movie ‘D-Day’ – Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: It’s been a while since we’ve had a steamy female comedy – probably since 2017 girls trip, however, here comes D-Day by Spyglass Media Group with Schitt’s Creek‘s Emily Hampshire attached to the star.
The photo, written by One day at a time Scribes Becky Mann, Audra Sielaff and Andy Roth follow newly divorced and sexually inexperienced Kate, as she is encouraged by her friends to return there. Sure, Kate has some standards, so she’s not going to settle for just anyone, but she’s determined to make her ex’s wedding day her. D-Day.
Betsy Thomas, creator of TBS’ My boys, will make her directorial debut there.
Thomas told Deadline, “I’m thrilled to be working with the immensely talented Emily Hampshire to bring this hilarious storyline to life.”
D-Day is produced by Bill Todman Jr of Level 1 Entertainment (x-men, Grandma’s Boy) and Edward Milstein (Grandma’s Boy). Spyglass President and CEO Gary Barber and Peter Oillataguerre, President of Production, are executive producers with Oillataguerre and Chris Stone, Vice President of Production and Development, overseeing the project on Spyglass’ behalf. Limor Hakim is co-producing for Level 1 Entertainment.
For six seasons, Hampshire played Stevie Budd on the Emmy-winning series Schitt’s Creek. It can currently be seen in Chapelwaite on EPIX and in the next series of thrillers The platform on Amazon. Hampshire is releasing its first graphic novel Amelia Aierwood: Basic Witch in partnership with Z2 Comics in October and is set to co-write, executive produce, and star in the Norman Lear reboot of Mary Hartmann, Mary Hartmann.
In addition to My boys, Thomas has also directed episodes of NBC Hypermarket and ABC Domestical economy.
Mann and Sielaff’s writing credits also include FX Philadelphia is always sunnyfox Bringing Hope and ABC The real O’Neals. Roth’s credits include those of Amazon With loveby Netflix Paradise PD and FX anger management.
Hampshire is replaced by Atlas Artists, Paradigm, Creative Drive Artists, ID and Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson McGinnis Ryan. Thomas is replaced by CAA, Artists First and Jacoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. Mann & Sielaff are replaced by Culture Creative and Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light LLP. Roth is replaced by Verve and Jacoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. Level 1 Entertainment is replaced by Jeff Finkelstein of Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano.