Cancelled Party down? That he was a Ron-Donald-Don’t. But Starz’s misfit caterer is about to be rehired.
The rebirth of which so much was spoken Party down is officially in development, the cabler announced Thursday, and will return for a six-part limited series. The new run is being developed and produced by its original team, including Rob Thomas (Veronica mars), John Enbom (iZombie), Paul Rudd (Living with yourself) and Dan Etheridge (Carrie’s diaries). Enbom will also serve as showrunner.
“Before the cast of Party down they became renowned film and television actors, and award winners, all wearing the same pink bow ties as part of a less than competent team of Los Angeles bartenders pursuing their dreams of stardom on the show, “said Starz, president of programming. original Christina Davis said in a statement. “Fans have been waiting over 10 years for this renaissance to occur, and we are delighted to be in development with Rob, Paul, Dan and John at the helm.”
“At the end of 2019, the Party down the cast and producers met for a retrospective of the show, “said Thomas. “We had such a good time that we wanted to find a way to put the team back together. The cast is so busy these days that finding a window where we can do it may require trigonometry, but we’re determined to make it happen. “
Party down follows a Los Angeles catering crew: “A sextet of Hollywood wannabes who worked for tips while waiting for their ‘big break’,” according to the official description. Each episode finds the “unfortunate” catering team working on a new event and “inevitably becomes entangled with the colorful guests and their absurd lives.”
The cult comedy ran for two seasons from 2009 to 2010 and starred Ken Marino (The state), Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation), Jane Lynch (Joy), Martin Starr (Silicon Valley), Ryan Hansen (Veronica mars), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex) and Megan Mullally (Will and grace).
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