HBO has given a collection order to a comedy collection based mostly on the movie “Skate Kitchen.”
Now titled “Betty,” the collection is ready in opposition to the backdrop of New York Metropolis and can observe a various group of younger ladies navigating their lives by way of the predominantly male oriented world of skateboarding. Growth on the collection was initially introduced in December. HBO has given the half-hour present a six episode order. Manufacturing is at the moment underway in New York.
“Skate Kitchen” stars Rachelle Vinberg, Nina Moran, Moonbear, Dede Lovelace, and Ajani Russell will star within the collection, reprising their roles from the movie. Crystal Moselle, who directed and co-wrote “Skate Kitchen,” will write, direct, and government produce “Betty.” Lesley Arfin may even write and government produce. Igor Srubshchik and Jason Weinberg may even government produce, with Isabella Tzenkova of Kotva Movies and Lizzie Nastro producing. Michael Sherman and Matthew Perniciaro of Bow & Arrow Leisure and Rodrigo Teixeira of RT Options will co-executive produce. Arfin Materials and Untitled Leisure will produce for HBO.
Vinberg’s different roles embody the quick movie “That One Day,” which was additionally impressed by the real-life Skate Kitchen, of which Rachelle is a founding member. She has additionally modeled for Free Individuals, Outdated Navy, Adidas, Goal, Nike, and Volcom. She is repped by ICM, Untitled Leisure, and Granderson Des Rochers LLP
Moran additionally appeared in “That One Day” and can be a founding member of Skate Kitchen. She is an activist and spoke at TEDxTeen about being a lady in skateboarding. She additionally organizes ladies’ skate clinics to encourage different ladies to begin skating. She is repped by Untitled Leisure and Granderson Des Rochers LLP.
Moonbear can be a Skate Kitchen member who starred in “That One Day.” She has modeled for Reebok, Goal, Walmart and for an Apple print shoot. She is repped by Anti-Company, Untitled Leisure, and Granderson Des Rochers LLP.
Lovelace, additionally a Skate Kitchen member in actual life, has appeared in “That One Day” and within the Fb Watch collection “Strangers.” She has modeled for G-star Uncooked, Nike, Adidas, and for Goal and Walmart campaigns. She is repped by Untitled Leisure and Granderson Des Rochers LLP.
Russell, one other Skate Kitchen member, appeared in “That One Day” and in modeling campaigns for Versace, Yeezy Season 3, Nordstrom, Moist n Wild, and Nike. She is repped by Untitled Leisure and Granderson Des Rochers LLP.
Moselle’s Sundance movie ”Skate Kitchen” was distributed by Magnolia. She can be recognized for the Sundance Grand Jury Prize award successful documentary, “The Wolfpack.” Within the final decade she has been working with short-form storytelling for publications comparable to Vice and The New York Instances, the place she created a collection known as “One thing Large, One thing Small,” that includes expertise comparable to Pharrell Williams and Shepard Fairey. Most just lately she directed a documentary quick collection for Nationwide Geographic entitled “Our Dream of Water” about ladies coping with water disaster in Haiti, Peru and Kenya.
Arfin co-created the Netflix collection “Love” together with Judd Apatow and Paul Rust. The present ran for 3 seasons. Her different TV credit embody “Brooklyn 9 9,” “Awkward,” and being on the unique writing workers of HBO’s “Ladies”. Previous to her profession in tv, Lesley was the creator of the Vice Journal column “Pricey Diary.” She was additionally editor-in-chief of Missbehave, a ladies’s journal based mostly in Brooklyn.
Moselle is repped by UTA and Granderson Des Rochers LLP. Arfin is repped by Artists-First Administration, and Ginsburg Daniels.