Comedy That Takes On Biggie Smalls Murder Mystery In Works At Showtime From Jermaine Fowler & Moshe Kasher

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EXCLUSIVE: In a competitive situation, Showtime has landed for development a single-camera comedy project created by writers/stand-up comedians Moshe Kasher and Jermaine Fowler.

Written by Kasher and Fowler, the untitled comedy is set in 1997. In South Central Los Angeles, the heart of West Coast gangster rap, a group of teenage social outcasts attempts to solve the mystery of the murder of their hero, Biggie Smalls.

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Kasher and Fowler, who will not be acting in the show, executive produce with 3 Arts Entertainment’s Michael Rotenberg and Josh Lieberman for CBS Studios. The comedy duo appeared together in the 2020 stand-up-themed film The Opening Act.

Kasher’s recent writing credits include HBO’s Betty and Apple TV+’s Little America. On camera, he is known for Comedy Central’s Another Period, which he also wrote for; Problematic with Moshe Kasher, which he created; as well as The Endless Honeymoon Stand -Up Special on Netflix. Kasher is repped by WME, 3 Arts and attorneys Karl Austen and Michael Auerbach.

Fowler’s acting credits include Coming 2 America and CBS’ comedy series Superior Donuts, for which he also wrote. Fowler is repped by UTA, Priya Satiani at Management 360 and attorney Jared Levine.

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