Viola DavisandJulius Tennons JuVee Productions has set comedyUnf$?%ables(working title) atHulufor development.

Co-written byJeremy Hsu(Jimmy Kimmel Live!) loosely inspired by his own experiences,Unf$?%ablesis set in the world of dating.

Theres the dating pool, and theres the bottom of itmeet two best friends who, against their wishes, live there full timean Asian American male and an African American female, best friends who are determined to no longer be deemed ?unf***able.

Hsu co-executive produces. John Strauss (David Makes Man) is co-writing with Hsu and serves as executive producer and showrunner. Davis, Tennon and Andrew Wang executive produce for JuVee Prods. ABC Signature is the studio.

We are really excited for this show. Jeremy Hsu and John Struss have created a show that at its core is truthful, funny, charming, and heartfelt, a perfect fit for JuVee as we expand our comedy brand featuring people of color, said Davis and Tennon.

Added Wang, JuVees Head of TV Development and Production: At JuVee Productions, we aspire to bring diverse voices and stories to the screen in a way that is fresh, compelling, and always entertaining. Jeremy and Johns honest and funny take on modern dating is a natural fit, and were thrilled to be working with ABC Signature to bring this story to the screen.

Unf$?%ablesstems from the overall deal JuVee had with ABC Signature. Under that pact, JuVee also developed comedyBlack Dont Crack,whichrecently received a pilot orderat ABC.

Written by Regina Hicks,Black Dont Crackrevolves around three sorority sisters (Sherri Shepherd, Essence Atkins,Tisha Campbell)who lost touch after college and reunite at a pivotal moment in their lives.

We created JuVee to facilitate the stories of the voiceless and underserved, Davis and Tennon said. Regina HicksBlack Dont Crackbeautifully fits into our mission. It is a powder keg of talent, humor, sisterhood, and surprising poignancy. We believe when the right material meets the right talent, right time, and studio, you have won gold. We are grateful for ABC Signature in their constant support for both these shows that really speak to the heart of who JuVee is.

Founded in 2011 by Davis and Tennon, JuVee Prods. currently has a first-look film and TV deal with Amazon Studios. JuVees award-winning documentaryGiving Voicerecently premiered on Netflix. JuVee serves as executive producer on ShowtimesThe First Lady;Davis stars as Michelle Obama in the anthology series, which is currently in production. JuVee is repped by CAA, the Lasher Group, and attorney James M. Feldman of Lichter Grossman Nichols.

Strauss executive produces the Peabody Award-winning seriesDavid Makes Man, which airs on OWN and streams on HBO Max. He previously worked on AmazonsMozart in the Jungle.


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