Maggie Mull, co-creator of Hulu’s upcoming comedy Maggie, has signed an overall deal at 20th Television, Deadline has learned. Under the new deal, Mull will continue as executive producer and writer on Maggie, as well as create new series and supervise other writers’ comedies, both live-action and animated, for all platforms for 20th TV, a part of Disney Television Studios.
“I feel so beyond lucky to have had my first writing job with 20th and it’s by no mistake that I’ve worked exclusively with them ever since,” said Mull. “To continue my creative relationship with them is a dream come true for me, as long as I don’t have to take a new ID photo.”
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The series follows a young woman (played by Rebecca Rittenhouse) who tries to cope with life while coming to terms with her abilities as a psychic. She can see everyone’s futures, but her present is a mess. The series was originally picked up by ABC but was moved to Hulu last month. Also starring David Del Rio, Nichole Sakura, Angelique Cabral, Leonardo Nam, Ray Ford, Chloe Bridges, Kerri Kenney, and Chris Elliott, the series is based on a short film of the same name.
Maggie is written and executive produced by Justin Adler and Maggie Mull. Evan Hayes and Jeff Morton also serve as executive producers. The series is produced by 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios. The pilot episode was written by Mull and Adler, and directed by Natalia Anderson.
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