Sarah Hyland, star of ABC’s hit comedy series Modern Family, is reportedly set to produce and star in a new comedy series for the network, according to Deadline.
- The new series, which has received a put pilot commitment from ABC, will be a multi-camera comedy.
- Hyland will be teaming with Emily V. Gordon for this semi-autobiographical project.
- The series comes from 20th Century Fox TV and Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger’s studio-based The Walk Up Company.
- Aptaker and Berger currently serve as co-showrunners for the hit NBA drama series This is Us.
- Gordon is writing the new series, which is inspired by her and Hyalnd’s real-life experiences.
- Gordon and Hyland also serve as executive producers on the new, yet-to-be-titled series along with Aptaker, Berger and Adam Londy.
- Hyland will make the jump to this new project after wrapping up production on the 11th and final season of Modern Family.
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