Matt Silverstein & Dave Jeser Team With IDW On ‘Family Time’ – Deadline


EXCLUSIVE: IDW is teaming up with writing duo Matt Silverstein and Dave Jeser (Drawn Together, Solar Opposites, Accidental Love) in a co-development deal. Under the pact, the staff will develop and produce the sci-fi comedy, Family Time as a tv collection and authentic comedian e-book property. The comedian is scheduled for launch subsequent summer time.

Writer James Asmus (Quantum and Woody, Survival Street, Gambit) and artist Edison Neo (Snake Claws, No-Brainer, Tights) are additionally hooked up to the mission.

“At IDW, we are perfectly poised to develop properties that live in the same universe, across various platforms,” mentioned Nachie Marsham, Publisher, IDW. “We’re thrilled that our first Entertainment and Publishing co-development project is with Matt and Dave; their comedic talent is off-the-charts. We know their vast background, combined with IDW’s robust expertise, will produce great content, both in print and on-screen.”

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“Working in tandem with our colleagues at every level within our Entertainment and Publishing divisions brings a wealth of opportunities for writers, producers, and other creatives to develop projects across various verticals simultaneously,” mentioned Paul Davidson, Executive Vice President IDW Entertainment. “It’s an ideal landscape for a creator’s vision to be realized.”

Silverstein and Jeser have been creating collectively for greater than 20 years, first writing and producing segments for Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers and Drawn Together, in addition to Andy Richter Controls the Universe, Golan the Insatiable, and Solar Opposites.

“We couldn’t be more excited to be working with the entire IDW team, who are exquisitely talented, collaborative, and as charming as we are,” mentioned Silverstein and Jeser. “We appreciate being given the opportunity to fail and we truly look forward to doing just that.”

Family Time falls inside IDW’s lately introduced slate of recent authentic initiatives that embody Dark Spaces: Wildfire, Trve Kvlt, Crashing, Earthdivers, Dead Seas, Golgotha Motor Mountain, Arca, The Sin Bin, and The Hunger and the Dusk.

The partnership additionally comes on the heels of IDW Entertainment asserting that it has inked six collection growth offers with Ánima Studios, Cartoon Network Studios, HBO Max, Universal Content Productions (UCP), Universal International Studios, and Warner Bros. Television to develop tv collection based mostly on IDW Publishing and Top Shelf Productions (an imprint of IDW) graphic novels and comics.

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