You can put an unnamed scripted comedy series by “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” stars Charlie Day and Rob McElhenney on the list of Apple’s ever-growing content library of original video programming coming to its rumored video-streaming service later this year.
Deadline reported this past weekend that the new Apple project marks the second time Charlie and Rob have worked on a new project besides “Always Sunny”.
Written by McElhenney and Day, this “cutting-edge comedy” set in a video game development studio explores the intricacies of the human condition through “hilarious and innovative ways.”
Abraham will play C.W. Longbottom, a seasoned writer who works at the studio. Nicdao plays Poppy, the lead engineer at the studio. Hornsby is David, a hapless, emasculated producer.
Pudi portrays Brad, an alpha male who works in the monetization department at the studio. Burch plays Rachel, who feels undervalued in her role as a game tester.
Hakim is Dana, a sweet and studious game tester who loves nothing more than gaming. Ennis portrays Jo, David’s over-eager assistant.
The straight-to-series deal was reportedly reached in August 2018.
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Elhenney will be writing, producing and starring in the show. Other cast members include F. Murray Abraham, David Hornsby, Imani Hakim, Ashly Burch, Danny Pudi and Charlotte Nicado.