Sharon Horgan is bringing her many skills to Apple TV+. The multi-hyphenate is ready to star in, co-write, and government produce an untitled darkish comedy about bereaved sisters for the streamer, Variety reports. The venture, which has acquired a 10-episode sequence order, is the primary beneath Horgan’s first-look deal with Apple.
Based on the Flemish sequence “Clan,” the present follows the lives of the Garvey sisters, “who are bound together by the premature death of their parents and a promise to always protect one another.”
Horgan tailored the venture together with Brett Baer and Dave Finkel; all three are exec producing, as is “Clan” creator Malin-Sarah Gozin. Horgan’s producing companions at her firm, Merman, Faye Dorn and Clelia Mountford, can even function EPs. Writers embody Horgan, Baer, Finkel, Karen Cogan, Ailbhe Keogan, and Perrie Balthazar.
You can catch Horgan now in drag queen coming-of-age pic “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” or COVID-era home dramedy “Together.” She at the moment stars in and exec produces “This Way Up” and “Housebroken.” She acquired an Emmy nod and a BAFTA Television Craft Award for co-writing “Catastrophe,” the wedding comedy she additionally co-created and starred in. “Divorce” and “Motherland” are amongst her different exhibits. Horgan’s upcoming slate consists of Starz horror comedy “Shining Vale,” which she co-created, and exec producing a U.S. remake of “Motherland.”
“I have no time for spending my time doing something that I don’t love, you know what I mean? Like, if something looks like it’s gonna be a pain in the arse, to sell or to write, or to make, I’m kind of saying, ‘I’m out’,” Horgan has said. “Of course it’s about finding the right projects and stuff that you love… but to feel happy in your work has to be everything because when you’re not, it sort of bleeds into what you bring home… so yeah, if I can avoid it at all, I’m not working with or for anything that doesn’t feel like it’s got a good sort of energy in it. That’s the big one.”