Greg Kinnear Joins Amazon's Lee Daniels-Whitney Cummings Comedy

The Hollywood Reporter | 5/21/2019 | Rick Porter
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Amazon's comedy pilot Good People, from creators Lee Daniels and Whitney Cummings, has signed a second star.

Oscar and Emmy nominee Greg Kinnear will join Lisa Kudrow in the show, which revolves around three generations of women working in a college ombudsman's office. Cummings will also have an on-screen role.

Kinnear - Dr - Paul - Keating - Charming

Kinnear will play Dr. Paul Keating, a charming, charismatic philosophy professor at Sacramento University. Described as Indiana Jones meets Joan Didion, he causes problems for ombudsman Lynn Steele (Kudrow) and Hazel Miller (Cummings) because of his unorthodox teaching methods and refusal to acquiesce to "PC" rules.

Per Amazon's logline, Good People will use its college setting to "navigate the current cultural climate, the concept of feminism across different generations, and the struggle to reconcile socially constructed ideas with current ethical views regarding complex issues such as sex, race, class, and gender."

Pilot - Amazon - Studios - Disney - Fox

The pilot comes from Amazon Studios and Disney's Fox 21 Television...
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