Jim Parsons Developing CBS Comedy With Alex McAulay, Todd Spiewak (EXCLUSIVE)

Elizabeth Wagmeister
Variety

Jim Parsons is adding yet another project to his growing development slate.

“The Big Bang Theory” star is executive producing “Lance 2.0,” a single-camera comedy from writer Alex McAulayVariety has learned exclusively. The series centers around a young couple that deals with the aftermath when the boyfriend has an accident that changes his personality and causes him to lose his impulse control.

McAulay penned the pilot and will serve as co-executive producer, working alongside Parsons who is exec producing with Todd Spiewak. Eric Norsoph, head of development and production for Parsons’ shingle, That’s Wonderful, will oversee the project for the company. Warner Bros. Television is the studio.

“Lance 2.0” marks Parsons’ latest project to sell this development season, beefing up his producing resume. He’s also attached as an executive producer to “Lakeside VA,” a hospital comedy at ABC, “The Terranauts” at the CW, “The Monarchy Is Going to Sh*t” at Freeform, plus the already-buzzed-about “Big Bang Theory” spinoff at CBS, which will center around a young Sheldon. Warner Bros. TV is behind all of the projects.

McAulay is repped by WME and Writ Large. That’s Wonderful is repped by CAA, along with Parsons who is additionally handled by Marsha McManus of Principal Entertainment LA and Cheryl Snow of Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown.

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