Big Shot (American TV series)

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Big Shot
Genre
Created byBrad Garrett [1]
Developed by
Written byDean Lorey
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)ABC Studios
DistributorDisney Media Distribution
Release
Original networkDisney+

Big Shot is an upcoming American sports dramedy web television series developed by Dean Lorey and David E. Kelley based on original idea by Brad Garrett for Disney+ starring John Stamos in the lead role.[2]

Premise[edit]

The series follows a temperamental basketball coach who is fired from his current job and end up in an elite girls private high school as Coach.

Cast[edit]

  • John Stamos as Marvyn, temperamental Basketball coach who joined girls private high school.
  • Shiri Appleby as Holly, good humoured down-to-earth assistant coach.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown as Sherilyn, Nonsense Dean of the High School.
  • Richard Robichaux as George
  • Sophia Mitri Schloss as Emma
  • Nell Verlaque as Louise
  • Tiana Le as Destiny
  • Monique Green as Olive
  • Tisha Custodio as Carolyn "Mouse" Smith
  • Cricket Wampler as Samantha "Giggles"[3][4]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1TBABill D'EliaDean LoreyTBA

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

In early October 2019,Disney+ ordered ten episode hour long dramedy based on the original idea by Brad Garrett who pitched the idea to David E. Kelley and developed it along with Dean Lorey. The trio along with Bill D'Elia set to executive produce with ABC Studios acting as the Production house. Lorey will pen the script and D'Elia set to direct the first episode.[5]

Casting[edit]

It was revealed that John Stamos is cast in the lead role with the series announcement. In late October the casting of the series regulars are released attaching Shiri Appleby as assistant coach and Yvette Nicole Brown as Dean of the school along with Richard Robichaux as George, Sophia Mitri Schloss as Emma, Nell Verlaque as Louise, Tiana Le as Destiny, Monique Green as Olive, Tisha Custodio as Carolyn ‘Mouse’ Smith, and Cricket Wampler as Samantha ‘Giggles’.[3][4]

Filming[edit]

The principal photography was started from November 2019. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Disney+ Orders 'Big Shot' Dramedy Series Starring John Stamos". www.thewrap.com.
  2. ^ "John Stamos To Star In 'Big Shot', Disney+ Dramedy Series From David E. Kelley, Brad Garrett & Dean Lorey". Deadline. October 30, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Fox, Sarah (November 3, 2019). "Disney+ 'Big Shot' Comedy adds Shiri Appleby and Yvette Nicole Brown". Slanted.
  4. ^ a b Petski, Denise (November 1, 2019). "'Big Shot': Shiri Appleby, Yvette Nicole Brown Among Cast Set For Disney+ Dramedy Series". Deadline.
  5. ^ "Disney Plus Orders High School Basketball Series From David E. Kelley, John Stamos to Star". Variety. October 30, 2019.
  6. ^ "David E. Kelley Dramedy Starring John Stamos Set at Disney+". www.hollywoodreporter.com.

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