Minx comedy pilot will get collection order at HBO Max
Ten episodes of the half hour comedy Minx from Ellen Rapoport, Feigco Leisure and Lionsgate has formally been ordered to collection at HBO Max. Minx follows an earnest younger feminist who joins forces with a low-rent writer to create the primary erotic journal for ladies in 1970’s LA.
“We fell in love with Ellen’s trunkful of male nudie magazines and her wonderful imaginative and prescient for this humorous and liberating collection the second we heard it and knew we wanted a daring community associate to allow us to carry it to the display screen as truthfully as doable.” shared govt producer Paul Feig, “So, we couldn’t be extra thrilled to be again in enterprise with HBO Max, with whom we‘ve been having such a good time on ‘Love Life.’ With our powerhouse forged and good director, it’s MINX to the Max!”
Ophelia Lovibond (Elementary) and Jake Johnson (New Woman) are set to star within the comedy collection. They’re joined by different collection regulars Idara Victor (Shameless), Jessica Lowe (Wrecked), Lennon Parham (HBO’s Veep), Michael Angarano (The Knick) and Oscar Montoya (Reno 911). Showrunner Ellen Rapoport govt produces the collection alongside Paul Feig and Dan Magnante for Feigco Leisure.
Showrunner and govt producer Ellen Rapoport shared, “I’m so grateful to Feigco, Lionsgate and HBO Max for seeing the potential on this story from the primary time I confirmed up of their places of work with stacks of 70s porn magazines. Making MINX with our ridiculously gifted forged was a dream come true and I’m simply thrilled that I get to do it once more.”
The pilot was directed by Rachel Lee Goldenberg (Valley Woman) who additionally govt produced. Feigco and Lionsgate Tv beforehand partnered with HBO Max on Love Life which was renewed for a second season. Lionsgate is the studio and can also be producing Santa Inc. and Julia for HBO Max.