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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amazon is teaming up with Jill Soloway, the creator of Transparent for a new series. The musical comedy is currently untitled. Ethan Kuperberg, who writes for Soloway’s popular Amazon series Transparent came up with the original concept and is penning the script. Soloway will serve as executive producer as part of her overall deal with Amazon Studios.
The plotline of the comedy series will revolve around a woman in Los Angeles who searches for love and self-discovery. Soloway is the creator and executive producer of Transparent, the Amazon comedy series that helped made the streaming service known for original programming. In addition, Soloway received an Emmy for directing the episode “Best New Girl.” She is also working hard on another Amazon comedy at the moment called I Love Dick. The series stars Kathryn Hahn and Kevin Bacon. If that’s not enough, Soloway and Amazon Studios are also developing a film titled Ten Aker Wood which is about a woman who leaves her rocky marriage behind to began a new life in Northern California to work on a marijuana farm.
The untitled musical comedy is actually Soloway’s first musical project but it’s important to note that music plays a major role in her Transparent series. On the other hand, Kuperberg has worked in the musical genre before. He directed a 17-minute college recruiting video called That’s Why I Chose Yale, which went viral online. The Yale graduate has become a well-known comedic writer with a clever and edgy style. Kuperberg also write regularly for The New Yorker Magazine. Transparent’s Andrea Sperling is also joining the untitled musical project as executive producer alongside Soloway. As of now, there is no premiere date set for the comedy series.