Hulu has given the greenlight to a new comedy series called This Fool, based on the life of up-and-coming comedian Chris Estrada, who also stars, writes and produces the series.

(Hulu/Chris Estrada)

(Hulu/Chris Estrada)

What’s Happening:

  • Hulu has ordered a new comedy series called This Fool inspired by the life of comedian Chris Estrada.
  • This Fool tells the story of Julio Lopez, a selfish adult who works at a gang-rehabilitation non-profit while trying to work past his codependency issues with his family, with whom he still lives.
  • Chris Estrada writes and executive produces This Fool along with Pat Bishop, Jake Weisman and Matt Ingebretson.
  • Jonathan Groff and Fred Armisen also serve as executive producers on the series.
  • This Fool is produced for Hulu by ABC Signature.

What They’re Saying:

  • Craig Erwich, president Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment: “Breaking out new and distinct voices continues to be a hallmark of Hulu Original programming, and we are incredibly excited to add Chris Estrada to our roster of multihyphenate creators and to bring This Fool to our viewers.”
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