Will Ferrell, Lizzy Caplan Developing HBO Comedy Series

Jul 30, 2010  •  Post A Comment

Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Gary Sanchez Prods. and actress Lizzy Caplan are teaming with HBO to develop a comedy series based on the Julie Klausner memoir "I Don’t Care About Your Band," reports Deadline.com.

The book is a humorous look at dating and the series could be a possible starring vehicle for Caplan, who was on the canceled Starz series "Party Down," the story says.

"Gary Sanchez’s Owen Burke brought the book to the company’s Jessica Elbaum, who recently received an Emmy nomination for executive producing Ferrell’s ‘You’re Welcome America’ HBO special. (She also exec produced the one-man Broadway play the special was adapted from from.) Elbaum started developing the project with Caplan. Gary Sanchez’ Ferrell, McKay, Chris Henchy and Elbaum will executive produce ‘Band,’ with Caplan and Burke producing," the article says.

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