Episode 84: Big Wishes written by Kristen Bartlett (SNL, Full Frontal)

44:48
 
Share
 

Manage episode 314827535 series 1259256
By Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich, Ben Blacker, and Andrew Reich. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Another great pilot for you this month! It’s called Big Wishes written by Kristen Bartlett (Full Frontal, SNL) Her pilot is called Big Wishes. It follows Karla, a guilty pushover, and her best friend Hyacinth, brash and full-of-life despite having Stage 3 breast cancer, as they form a Make-a-Wish Foundation for adults. Together, Karla and Hyacinth set out to grant the strange, occasionally selfish wishes of dying adults. It was sold as a spec to ABC Signature and set up at ABC Network for the 2020 development season. James Griffiths was attached to direct and his production banner Fee-Fi-Fo Films were attached to produce alongside Phoebe Robinson’s production company Tiny Reparations. It’s a hilarious pilot with a great cast! Enjoy!

Big Wishes stars Ashley Nicole Black (A Black Lady Sketch Show) as Karla, Meaghan Rath (Hawaii Five-0) as Haycinth, Nick Kocher (SNL) as Alex, Asif Ali (WandaVision) as Dev/Other Man In Class/Scalper/Sick Teen, Tom Scharpling (Steven Universe) as Jack/Bouncer, James Urbaniak (American Splendor) as Ernie/Jersey Guy/Security Guard, Laraine Newman (SNL) as Marilyn/Woman/Bertie, Cody Lindquist (Broad City) as Self Righteous Mom/Pottery Lady/Gorgeous Woman/Horny Teen, Kristen Bartlett (Full Frontal, SNL) as Stylist/Customer 1/Elegant Woman, Jason Gore (Difficult People) as Customer/Class Instructor/Robby/Lead Singer, and Andrew Reich with stage directions.

Get the video for the table read for as little as $5 by going to https://maximumfun.org/join

Tune in next week for our interview with Kristen. Thanks for supporting our show! Enjoy!

For more Dead Pilots Society episodes and information about our live shows, please subscribe to the podcast!Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram, and Twitter, and visit our website at deadpilotssociety.com

96 episodes