Pete Davidson will lead his personal comedy sequence, enjoying a fictional model of himself. The challenge, tentatively titled “Bupkis,” comes from Common Tv and “Saturday Night time Reside” showrunner Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video. Whereas the sequence has but to land an official dwelling, it’s at the moment being shopped to streamers.
Past starring, Davidson would additionally function co-writer on “Bupkis” together with his frequent collaborator David Sirus and “Crashing” producer Judah Miller. All three function government producers, together with Michaels, Andrew Singer and Erin David.
Studies point out that the premise of “Bupkis” could be corresponding to Larry David’s HBO sitcom “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” which follows the “Seinfeld” co-creator as he navigates superstar standing and every day life.
Michaels has helped launch different sequence for his “Saturday Night time Reside” solid members, together with Hulu’s “Shrill” for Aidy Bryant, Apple’s “Schimgadoon!” for Cecily Sturdy, NBC’s “Kenan” for Kenan Thompson, Peacock’s “Bust Down” for Chris Redd and HBO Max’s “That Rattling Michael Che” for Michael Che.
Davidson drew from his persona to co-write and star in Judd Apatow’s “The King of Staten Island” in 2020. The actor and comic is at the moment on depart from “Saturday Night time Reside” to movie Miramax’s horror thriller “The Residence.”
Davidson is the most recent member of the NBC comedy program’s solid to take a depart of absence to are inclined to different initiatives. In a long time previous, solid members saved near the present in most cases, although Michaels and the community have proven extra leniency in latest seasons. The comic is at the moment in his eighth season on “Saturday Night time Reside.”
Deadline was first to report the information.