Christina Applegate reuniting with Anchorman team for Netflix dark comedy Dead to Me
The half-hour dark comedy has been described as a comedic Big Little Lies, about a powerful friendship between a free spirit with a shocking secret and Applegate, who plays a tightly wound widow. Anchorman's Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are producing Dead to Me, with Liz Feldman writing the 10-episode series. "This is a coup for Netflix and the producers as Applegate, a perennial top choice for TV casting directors, is offered multiple TV series and pilots every year but has been very selective," according to Deadline's Nellie Andreeva. "This marks her first TV series in six years." Applegate will also serve as an executive producer.
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