TVLine Items: The Office Vet’s Peacock Comedy, Green Hornet Series and also More

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Craig Robinson is going to be Killing It at Peacock: The Office and Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor will star in the banner’s prospective brand-new funny collection, composed by B99 showrunners Dan Goor as well as Luke Del Tredici, per The Hollywood Reporter.

The job, which has a script-to-series dedication, “explores class, capitalism as well as one man’s pursuit to attain the American dream. And likewise regarding hunting truly big serpents.”

Robinson formerly collaborated with Goor and Del Tredici on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, where he reoccurs as Jake’s friend and also bane Doug Judy (also known as the Pontiac Bandit).

Prepared for more of today’s detailed nuggets? Well …

* Kevin Smith is establishing an animated Green Hornet series targeted at a household target market, our sibling website Deadline records. The job is “a story of 2 Hornets– previous and also future– that spans generations,” Smith claimed in a declaration.

* Michael Shannon (Boardwalk Empire) has joined Hulu’s limited collection Nine Perfect Strangers as one of the stressed city slicker who concerns a boutique health-and-wellness resort run by Nicole Kidman’s character, per Deadline.

* Showtime has renewed the documentary series Vice for Season 2.

* Parvesh Cheena (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Outsourced) has landed a series-regular function in Blindspot maker Martin Gero’s NBC funny Connecting, about a group of buddies trying to remain close (and rational) via video talks as they share the low and high of these remarkable times, per Deadline.

* The unique John Lewis: Celebrating a Hero, organized by Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Gayle King and Brad Pitt, will broadcast Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 10/9c on CBS. The program will certainly feature efficiencies by Common as well as John Legend.

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