RELATED STORIES Michael Che just landed himself a leading duty: HBO Max has handed a six-episode order to an untitled illustration comedy series starring the Saturday Night Live veterinarian, TVLine has actually found out.
Each episode of the job will certainly center on a theme or incident– such as cops brutality, unemployment or dropping in love– and utilize sketches as well as vignettes to show those experiences from a Black point of view. “It’s less concerning being ‘appropriate’ as well as more regarding being straightforward, also at the risk of being debatable,” the logline reviews.
“I’m really thrilled to be servicing this program with HBO Max,” Che claimed in a declaration. “It’s a project I’ve been thinking of for a while and also we have a lot of illustrations we intend to shoot, so please use your masks to make sure that we can go into production.”
Added Suzanna Makkos, HBO Max’s executive vice head of state of original funny and also computer animation, “Michael brings a distinct comical point of view as he illustrates the uncomfortable facts throughout multiple subjects. We expect sharing his one-of-a-kind vision as well as required perspective with our target markets.”
Che will also function as an exec manufacturer along with SNL‘s Lorne Michaels and also Erin Doyle. There’s no word on whether this new job will impact Che’s time at SNL, where he presently acts as co-head writer and also co-anchor of Weekend Update with Colin Jost.