This Nation shall be travelling throughout the pond because the comedy present is getting a US remake from Bridesmaids director Paul Feig.
Deadline stories that Fox has ordered a 14-episode sequence of the mockumentary, which shall be a remake of the BAFTA-winning BBC sequence of the identical title created by and starring Taskmaster star Daisy Might Cooper and Charlie Cooper.
The US model of This Nation, which is Fox’s first fee for the 2021-22 season, will observe a fictional documentary crew who journey to a small city to review younger adults and the issues that concern them in fashionable life.
They find yourself selecting cousins Kelly (Chelsea Holmes) and Shrub Mallet (The Youngsters Are Alright star Sam Straley) to observe, with the outcomes prone to be each awkward and hilarious.
Feig will direct and govt produce, with Intercourse and the Metropolis producer Jenny Bicks writing and govt producing, whereas Charlie Cooper, Daisy Might Cooper and BBC Studios’ Angie Stephenson are additionally govt producing.
“Jenny and I are SO EXCITED to carry this wonderful sequence to the American public,” Feig mentioned. “We have now assembled a forged of comedic superstars who’ve taken the hilarious groundwork laid by Daisy and Charlie Cooper and made it their very own.
“We will not thank Charlie Collier, Michael Thorn and Julia Franz sufficient for making this comedy dream come true.”
The unique This Nation explored the lives of Cotswolds-dwelling cousins Kerry and Lee ‘Kurtan’ Mucklowe and aired three sequence and a one-off particular between 2017 and 2020.
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