Amazon AVOD IMDb TV orders ‘Western’ comedy pilot from ‘Spider-Verse’ execs Lord & Miller

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Amazon’s ad-supported streamer IMDb TV has ordered a pilot for a new scripted comedy set in the American West, from filmmaking duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

Western is set in the 1800s and follows Polly, a wealthy young woman who travels west to find a husband, only to discover she has been catfished by a teenage boy. Now stranded out west, Polly and the other locals must learn to find their place in an ever-changing world.

Michelle Morgan is writing the half-hour comedy series, while Lord and Miller will exec produce under their Lord Miller label, alongside co-producers Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios.

Lord and Miller, who are currently under a five-year deal at Sony TV, are well known for their feature work on films such as The Lego Movie, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. Their TV slate also includes Apple TV’s recently renewed comedy The Afterparty and the reboot of Clone High for HBO Max.

IMDb TV’s growing scripted slate also includes Leverage: Redemption, Alex Rider and Bosch: Legacy.

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