Onyx Collective Orders “Deli Boys” Pilot From Abdullah Saeed

According to Variety, Onyx Collective on Hulu has ordered the pilot for Deli Boys.

What's Happening:

  • Onyx Collective on Hulu has ordered the comedy pilot Deli Boys by Abdullah Saeed.
  • This would mark Saeed’s first scripted TV writing credit.
  • He is known for creating Vice shows like Bong Appetit as well as hosting and producing Vice Does America.
  • He has also appeared in a recurring role in the series High Maintenance and his work has been featured in Vice, The Guardian, The Village Voice, The Atlantic, and more.

About Deli Boys:

  • When their convenience-store magnate father suddenly dies, a pair of pampered Pakistani-American brothers lose everything and are forced to reckon with their Baba’s secret life of crime as they attempt to take up his mantle in the underworld.
  • The cast includes Asif Ali, Saagar Shaikh and Alfie Fuller.