Felicity Huffman, ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ Star to Lead ABC Baseball Comedy With Pilot Production Commitment

Felicity Huffman, ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ Star to Lead ABC Baseball Comedy With Pilot Production Commitment
Felicity Huffman and “The Peanut Butter Falcon” star Zack Gottsagen are attached to lead a comedy at ABC that has landed a pilot production commitment.

The untitled single-camera comedy stars Huffman as the unlikely owner of a minor league baseball team. After suddenly losing her husband and inheriting his beloved team, she is forced to navigate her new normal with the help of her dysfunctional family, including her oldest son, a baseball devotee with Down’s Syndrome (Gottsagen), her work family and the Sacramento community at large. The project is inspired by Susan Savage, the real-life owner of the Triple A World Champion River Cats.

Becky Hartman Edwards will write and executive produce the project, with Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor of Kapital Entertainment executive producing with Joel Zadak of Artists First and Susan Savage. Huffman will executive produce along with starring, with Gottsagen producing. ABC Signature will produce.

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