Mike Judge and Greg Daniels’ animation company is doing business with Peacock .
Bandera Entertainment , ) The production team recently formed by the creators of King of the Hill is developing a new film called Best Buds
comedy . This project comes from creators and writers Caitie Delaney ( Rick and Morty) and Caleb Hearon (Netflix’s
) Human Resources). Universal Television is in production.
Best Buds Centered on Calvin, who owns in his family The Florist Job Shop (called Best Buds), “the crown jewel of the local strip mall”. When his best friend Evelyn returns to town after dropping out of grad school, he finds her a job at the store and they embark on a mission to convert the place from 1980s and enter now.
Delaney and Herron will executive produce alongside Daniels, Judge and Bandera’s Dustin Davis. Animator Joe Bennett will also executive produce.
If it goes into the series, Best Buds will be Peacock’s first Adult animation program. The NBCUniversal streamer has a sizable roster of children’s programming, but has yet to venture into adult animation.
Bandera launched in January on Netflix ( Bad Sin ), Freeform( Praise Pitty) and HBO Max( Chelm: The Smartest Place on Earth, in collaboration with Sacha Baron Cohen, is developing several other projects – including a potential King of the HillRevived.
Draenei replaced by CAA, Mosaic and Yorn Levine; from CAA, Mosaic and Hearon of Jackoway Tyerman; and Bennett by UTA, Mosaic and attorney Jamie Afifi.