Looks like we might be seeing more from Jermaine Fowler. Fowler who is currently prepping for his debut role on upcoming TruTV sketch comedy series ‘Friends of The People’ is now expected to star in new comedy for ABC. Reports say Jermaine is in a script commitment with ABC to tell a story about a college drop out.
ABC is looking to Jermaine Fowler for its next offbeat family comedy. The network is teaming with the comedian for a semi-autobiographical comedy based on his life, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The untitled entry, which has received a script commitment, hails from ABC Studios and would star Fowler as a college dropout who winds up living with his estranged grandmother, a former DC cop who provides the perfect mix of parenting, laughs and adventure that gets him off the couch and out into the world. Fowler will exec produce alongside 3 Arts’ Avi Gilbert and Michael Rotenberg.