Netflix has ordered a satire series called “God’s Favorite Idiot” from Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone collaboration.
The streamer has charged 16 episodes of the series, in which both McCarthy and Falcone will star. Ben Falcone composed the series, with both he and McCarthy likewise filling in as executive makers through their company On the Day. Michael McDonald, who has recently teamed up with the pair, will direct and chief produce.
In “God’s Favorite Idiot,” Mid-level Tech uphold representative Clark Thompson (Falcone) discovers love with collaborator Amily Luck (McCarthy) at the very same time he turns into the unwitting courier of God. Likewise, there’s roller skating, a pool of fire, and an approaching end of the world.
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone will star in God’s Favorite Idiot, a comedy series about a mid level tech support employee who finds love at exactly the same time he becomes the unwitting messenger of God.— Netflix Queue (@netflixqueue) December 1, 2020
The series is created by Falcone, who will also EP alongside McCarthy pic.twitter.com/zJmoDI9aJO
God’s Favorite Idiot denotes the wedded pair’s 6th collaboration effort. They joined to leader produce and showed up in satire Nobodies, which broadcasted its first season on TV Land to move to sister channel Paramount Network for its second and last season.
They additionally joined forces on Bridesmaids, Tammy, The Boss, and Life of the Party. The pair, as of late, finished creation on the Netflix hero satire film Thunder Force. Falcone coordinated the comedy Superintelligence, featuring McCarthy, which as of late premiered on HBO Max. As recently facilitated and executive, McCarthy created NBC’s Little Big Shots, which Falcone additionally executive produced.
Falcone and McCarthy partners rep by CAA and MGMT Entertainment. ICM Partners rep McDonald.