The Baker & The Beauty

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The Baker & The Beauty
GenreRomantic musical dramedy
Created byAssi Azar
Based onBeauty and the Baker by Assi Azar
Developed byDean Georgaris
Starring
  • Nathalie Kelley
  • Victor Rasuk
  • Belissa Escobedo
  • Carlos Gomez
  • Dan Bucatinsky
  • David Del Rio
  • Lisa Vidal
  • Michelle Veintimilla
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)
DistributorUniversal Television
Release
Original networkABC
Chronology
Related showsBaker and the Beauty

The Baker & The Beauty is an upcoming American romantic musical comedy-drama series that is set to air on ABC during the 2019–20 television season as a midseason entry. The series is a adaptation of the Israeli romantic-comedy series Beauty and the Baker (Hebrew: להיות איתה Translit.: Lehiyot Ita Translated: "Being with Her"). The original version ranks as one of the highest-rated scripted series ever in Israel, and its episodes have been streamed on Amazon Prime Video.[1] The American version is being developed and executive produced by Dean Georgaris, Becky Hartman Edwards, David Frankel, Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, and Rachel Kaplan for Universal Television.

Plot summary[edit]

Set in Miami, Florida, the series will follow Daniel Garcia, who is working in the family bakery and doing everything that his loving Cuban parents and siblings expect him to do. But on a wild Miami night he meets Noa Hamilton, an international superstar and fashion mogul, and his life moves into the spotlight.

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Development[edit]

In November 2018, it was announced that an adaptation of the series was being developed by Dean Georgaris and David Frankel through Keshet Studios and Universal Television for ABC. The series is one of two collaborations between Georgaris and Universal for the 2019–20 season, along with Bluff City Law for NBC's fall schedule.[2] Georgaris and Frankel are set to write and direct, respectively, and both will executive produce alongside Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, and Rachel Kaplan.[3] In January 2019 ABC ordered the adaptation to pilot.[4] On May 11, 2019, ABC green-lighted the series.[5] A few days later, it was announced that the series would premiere as a mid-season replacement in the spring of 2020.[6]

Casting[edit]

In February 2019, it was announced that Carlos Gomez, Lisa Vidal and Dan Bucatinsky had been cast in the pilot's lead roles.[7] Alongside the pilot's order announcement, in March 2019 it was reported that Nathalie Kelley, Victor Rasuk, Michelle Veintimilla and David Del Rio had joined the cast.[8][9][10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ‘Baker And The Beauty’ Romantic Comedy Based On Israeli Format Set At ABC From Dean Georgaris, David Frankel & Keshet Deadline. 18 October 2018
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Andreeva, Nellie (2019-01-28). "ABC Orders 'The Baker And The Beauty' Based On Israeli Format In Second Pilot Pickup For Dean Georgaris This Season". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-06-10.
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 18, 2018). "'Baker And The Beauty' Romantic Comedy Based On Israeli Format Set At ABC From Dean Georgaris, David Frankel & Keshet". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  4. ^ ABC Orders Pilot for Drama ‘The Baker and The Beauty’ Based on Israeli Series Variety. 28 January 2019
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (May 11, 2019). "'The Baker And The Beauty' Gets ABC Series Order As Dean Georgaris Scores Double". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 14, 2019). "ABC Fall 2019-20 Schedule: Very Few Changes, 'The Rookie' Moves To Sunday, 'American Housewife' To Friday". from Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (February 28, 2019). "'The Baker And The Beauty': Carlos Gomez, Lisa Vidal & Dan Bucatinsky Cast In ABC Comedy Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (March 4, 2019). "Nathalie Kelley To Star In 'The Baker And The Beauty' ABC Romantic Comedy Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 6, 2019). "'The Baker And The Beauty': Victor Rasuk To Star In ABC Romantic Comedy Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  10. ^ Petski, Denise (March 11, 2019). "ABC Pilots 'United We Fall', 'Stumptown', 'Baker & The Beauty' & Leslie Odom Jr. Comedy Add To Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (March 15, 2019). "Christian Borle Joins ABC's 'Until The Wedding'; David Del Rio In 'The Baker And The Beauty'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 12, 2019.

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