Lea Michele Joins ABC’s Daveed Diggs Comedy

Lea Michele has requisitioned her subsequent act.

The Glee and Scream Queens favorite has assimilated a expel of ABC’s untitled city mayor comedy pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

From ABC Studios and Hamilton‘s Daveed Diggs, a plan explores what happens when an outspoken, maudlin rapper named Courtney (Search Party’s Brandon Micheal Hall) runs for bureau as a broadside stunt. When he indeed gets elected, he surprises everybody (including himself) when he has a healthy knack for a pursuit and solemnly transforms City Hall.

Details on a purpose Michele will play were not immediately accessible as a partial is being practiced to privately accommodate a actress. The impression creatively was designed to be Courtney’s arch of staff. It’s misleading if that will sojourn as a partial continues to change with Michele’s joining to a project. The ABC comedy outlines her initial commander given Fox’s Glee and initial series-regular purpose outward of a Ryan Murphy universe.

For Michele, meanwhile, this outlines her follow-up to Fox’s Scream Queens. The horror-comedy anthology from executive writer Murphy stays on a burble and awaits word on a third season. Sources contend Murphy expelled Michele from her understanding for Scream Queens. Her casting does not have any temperament on if a array returns. Instead, it means her impression of Hester is not going to be returning for a intensity third season.

Jeremy Bronson (Speechless) will coop a book and exec furnish a ABC Studios comedy alongside Diggs, Jamie Tarses, Scott Stuber and James Griffiths, with a latter set to approach a single-camera comedy.

Michele, whose credits also embody New Year’s Eve, is repped by WME and Untitled Entertainment. 

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