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Shea Serrano Sets Reggae Comedy 'Neon' on Netflix

Netflix is entering the world of reggae.

The streaming giant has handed out an eight-episode series order for

NEON , creators Shea Serrano and showrunner Max Searle ( comedy) Dave ).

The series revolves around three friends who move from a small Florida town to Miami in hopes of making a splash in the reggae world. Neon chronicles their otherworldly dreams and the brutal comedic realities of trying to make it happen in the music industry.

Tyler Dean Flores ( Riffa , Hunter The Eagle and the Winter Soldier ) as Santi, a budding reggae artist with the help of his friends Ness (Emma Ferrerira), Felix (Jordan Mendoza) and A&R representative Mia (Courtney Taylor) Next, he hopes to become the biggest reggae star in the reggae music industry. world. Or at least rent.

Serrano and Searle Executives Produce Comedy Supervisor Shin for Scooter Braun ‘s SB Projects with the company’s Scott Manson and James . Kyle Vinua will be co-executive producer, and Mendoza will also serve as an advisory producer.

Neon marks Serrano’s second work in the scripted series. He also worked with Mike Schur (The Good Place) on the Freevee comedy Primo, previously developed at ABC.

Serrano is currently a staff writer for ) The Ringer , where he co-hosts No Skips Podcast . He was the first Mexican-American to be a three-time New York Times bestselling author, including Rap Yearbook , Basketball (and other things ) and Movies (and other stuff) .

Serrano is represented by the CAA.




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