Courtesy of DEADLINE
Grace and Frankie co-creator Marta Kauffman has signed a first-look deal with Fox 21 Television Studios for Okay Goodnight, her company with Robbie Rowe Tollin and Hannah Canter.
Under the pact, the Friends co-creator has teamed with Warren Littlefield who, while running NBC, developed and put Friends on the air, for The Dreamers. Kauffman’s Okay Goodnight and Littlefield’s The Littlefield Company, which also has a deal at Fox 21, will develop together a TV seres based on the acclaimed novel by Karen Thompson Walker. It follows residents of a college town as a mysterious virus takes hold of the region.
Under the multi-year first-look deal with Fox 21 TV Studios, part of Disney TV Studios, Kauffman/Okay Goodnight will create projects for both linear and streaming platforms, starting with The Dreamers.