God’s Favorite Idiot: Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone head to Netflix for comedy series
Staff Reporter | On 02, Dec 2020
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone area heading to Netflix for God’s Favorite Idiot, a new comedy series.
The show, which is created by Falcone, will star McCarthy and Falcone, with the duo also acting as exec-producers. It follows a mid-level tech support employee who finds love at exactly the same time he becomes the unwitting messenger of God.
McCarthy and Falcone, who are married, have previously worked together on Bridesmaids, Tammy and Superintelligence. They are also no strangers to Netflix, having recently completed production on Netflix film Thunder Force, which co-stars Octavia Spencer.
Michael McDonald, who has often collaborated with the duo, will direct and executive produce, Variety reports. Netflix has ordered 16 episodes.