‘Modern Family’ EP Vali Chandrasekaran Inks Overall Deal With 20th Century Fox TV

Veteran comedy writer Vali Chandrasekaran has set up shop with 20th Century Fox Television. Chandrasekaran at present is shepherding a comedy pilot for Fox and 20th TV dubbed “Our People,” about the culture clash between a man from an Afric…

Veteran comedy writer Vali Chandrasekaran has set up shop with 20th Century Fox Television. Chandrasekaran at present is shepherding a comedy pilot for Fox and 20th TV dubbed “Our People,” about the culture clash between a man from an African family who becomes engaged to a woman from the Midwest. He is also at present […]

‘Modern Family’ EP Vali Chandrasekaran Inks New Overall Deal With 20th TV

Modern Family executive producer Vali Chandrasekaran has signed a new overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television, the studio behind the Emmy-winning ABC comedy.
In addition to Chandrasekaran’s key role on 20th TV’s flagship live-action c…

Modern Family executive producer Vali Chandrasekaran has signed a new overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television, the studio behind the Emmy-winning ABC comedy. In addition to Chandrasekaran’s key role on 20th TV’s flagship live-action comedy series, on which he has been for the past four seasons, starting as a co-executive producer and rising to executive producer, he also has developed new projects for the studio. Chandrasekaran currently has comedy pilot Our Family

Biniam Bizuneh Takes Lead Role in Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Culture Clash,’ Replaces Bernard David Jones

Biniam Bizuneh has been cast in a lead role in the Fox pilot “Culture Clash,” formerly known as “Our People.” Bizuneh will take over the role of Abel from “The Mayor” alum Bernard David Jones, who was recast following a table read for the pilot. Based on the Endemol Shine Israeli format “Nevsu: A Young […]

Biniam Bizuneh has been cast in a lead role in the Fox pilot “Culture Clash,” formerly known as “Our People.” Bizuneh will take over the role of Abel from “The Mayor” alum Bernard David Jones, who was recast following a table read for the pilot. Based on the Endemol Shine Israeli format “Nevsu: A Young […]

Fox Orders Pilots From Lee Daniels and Vali Chandrasekaran, Josh Safran, and Lil Rel

Fox has given a pilot order to the single-camera comedy project that hails from Lee Daniels and Vali Chandrasekaran, as well as a multi-camera from Lil Rey and a one-hour drama from Josh Safran, Variety has learned. Based on the Israeli series “Nevsu,” Daniels and Chandrasekaran’s series entitled “Our People” follows a man from a bombastic African […]

Fox has given a pilot order to the single-camera comedy project that hails from Lee Daniels and Vali Chandrasekaran, as well as a multi-camera from Lil Rey and a one-hour drama from Josh Safran, Variety has learned. Based on the Israeli series “Nevsu,” Daniels and Chandrasekaran’s series entitled “Our People” follows a man from a bombastic African […]

Netflix Lands ‘Arranged Marriage’ Spec By ‘Modern Family’ EP Vali Chandrasekaran

EXCLUSIVE:  Netflix has acquired Arranged Marriage, a spec script feature comedy by Modern Family exec producer Vali Chandrasekaran.
The premise is almost a reverse of The Big Sick. After decades of repeating the relationship mistakes she learned from her divorced parents, a white woman from small-town Pennsylvania enlists her Indian best-friend’s family to give her an arranged marriage.
The film will be produced by Alexa Faigen. She had been teamed as producer with Scott…

EXCLUSIVE:  Netflix has acquired Arranged Marriage, a spec script feature comedy by Modern Family exec producer Vali Chandrasekaran. The premise is almost a reverse of The Big Sick. After decades of repeating the relationship mistakes she learned from her divorced parents, a white woman from small-town Pennsylvania enlists her Indian best-friend’s family to give her an arranged marriage. The film will be produced by Alexa Faigen. She had been teamed as producer with Scott…

Fox Nabs Culture Clash Comedy From Lee Daniels & ‘Modern Family’ EP As Put Pilot

Empire and Star co-creator Lee Daniels has emerged as one of Fox and 20th TV’s most prolific producers this development season. Fox has given a put pilot commitment to an untitled single-camera culture-clash family comedy from Daniels, Modern Family executive producer Vali Chandrasekaran and Endemol Shine Israel. 20th Century Fox TV, where Lee and Chandrasekaran are based, is the studio.
Written by Chandrasekaran, the project is based on the Israeli format Nevsu: A Young M…

Empire and Star co-creator Lee Daniels has emerged as one of Fox and 20th TV’s most prolific producers this development season. Fox has given a put pilot commitment to an untitled single-camera culture-clash family comedy from Daniels, Modern Family executive producer Vali Chandrasekaran and Endemol Shine Israel. 20th Century Fox TV, where Lee and Chandrasekaran are based, is the studio. Written by Chandrasekaran, the project is based on the Israeli format Nevsu: A Young M…