Paramount Network Orders Dark Comedy Pilot With Ron Howard Directing

Variety | 7/9/2018 | Joe Otterson
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Paramount Network has ordered a pilot for the dark comedy “68 Whiskey.”

Ron Howard is attached to direct the pilot. He will also executive produce via Imagine Television Studios along with Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo. The project is an adaptation of the Israeli series “Charlie Golf One.” It follows a multicultural mix of men and women deployed as Army medics to a forward operating base in Afghanistan nicknamed “The Orphanage.” Together, they endure a dangerous and Kafkaesque world that leads to self-destructive appetites, outrageous behavior, intense camaraderie and occasionally, a profound sense of purpose.

Roberto - Benabib - Produce - Zion - Rubin

Roberto Benabib will write and executive produce. Zion Rubin, the creator of the Israeli series, will also executive produce along with Efrat Shmaya Dror from the...
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