EXCLUSIVE: Netflix is opening a writers room for Dumped, a single-camera comedy from author Heather Flanders, director Liz Friedlander, manager-producer Robyn Meisinger and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment, sources inform Deadline. This is a part of the streamer’s improvement course of since Netflix doesn’t do pilots, even on the comedy aspect, so Dumped stays in improvement with an eye fixed towards a possible straight-to-series order. A rep for Netflix declined remark.
Dumped (A Love Story) is a half-hour comedy a couple of hopeless romantic and her finest associates who grow to be beginner detectives after they examine her latest ex, solely to fall down a rabbit gap of lies, deceit and hazard.
The undertaking, within the standard serialized comedy-mystery style, originated as a spec script by Flanders. Meisinger introduced the undertaking to Kapital and developed it with the corporate, which hooked up prime TV director Friedlander, who was EP/director on the primary season of Kapital’s CBS All Access collection Tell Me a Story and not too long ago directed a number of episodes of Kapital’s new Starz darkish comedy collection Shining Vale.
Flanders and Friedlander government produce with Kaplan and Melanie Frankel for Kapital Entertainment and Meisinger for Anonymous Content. Jessie Abbott is the artistic government for Kapital; Netflix is the studio.
Flanders not too long ago labored on Season 2 of Paramount+’s iCarly, Freeform’s Love within the Time of Corona, ABC’s Mixed-ish and Fox’s The Cool Kids. She is repped by Anonymous and legal professional Kim Stenton.
Friedlander has directed and government produced the pilots for such collection as The Rookie and its upcoming spinoff, The Rookie: Feds, together with The Equalizer and The Lincoln Lawyer. She is repped by CAA and Behr Abramson Levy Johnson.