Louie Anderson could have discovered the purr-fect position.
Selection has discovered solely that Anderson is about to star in and govt produce the multi-camera comedy “Tigsley” at Fox. The challenge has acquired a script dedication with a penalty hooked up. “Tigsley” is described as an grownup comedy a few household coping with life, love, the pursuit of happiness, and their obnoxious insult-hurling speaking cat (Anderson). Based on a person with data of the state of affairs, Anderson will seem onscreen in a cat costume somewhat than lending his voice to a CGI or puppet character.
Anderson and Mike Sikowitz developed the story for the collection collectively, with Sikowitz serving as author and govt producer. Anderson’s frequent collaborator Abraham Geisness may even govt produce. Sony Photos Tv and Fox Leisure will produce, with Sikowitz at the moment underneath an total deal at Sony.
Along with his work as a rise up comic, Anderson lately starred within the FX collection “Baskets,” for which he received an Emmy finest supporting actor in a comedy in 2016. He was subsequently nominated in the identical class for his work on the present in each 2017 and 2018. He beforehand created and starred within the animated collection “Life with Louie,” which was primarily based on his rise up act and detailed moments from his childhood within the Midwest. He has additionally revealed 4 books and starred in six comedy specials all through his profession.
He’s repped by ICM, Brillstein Leisure Companions, and Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.
Sikowitz has beforehand labored as showrunner on comedies like “Dr. Ken” and “The McCarthys.” His different TV credit embrace “Mates,” “The Goldbergs,” “Guidelines of Engagement,” “Grounded for Life,” and “Veronica’s Closet.”
He’s repped by Gendler & Kelly.