Emmy-winning actor Brett Goldstein has signed a multi-year global development deal with Warner Bros. Television Group, the studio behind the hit Apple TV Plus comedy “Ted Lasso” in which the actor plays gruff English football star Roy Kent. According to Variety, under the terms of the deal, Goldstein, who is also a writer and co-executive producer of “Ted Lasso,” will develop, create and produce new television content for WBTV for all platforms, including potential projects for Warner Media. HBO Max, other streaming services, cable and broadcast networks.
Financial terms of the development deal — which only includes Goldstein’s writing and producing talents, not an exclusive arrangement for his acting — weren’t disclosed, but Variety reported. learned that Warner Bros. had signed Goldstein in a “highly competitive position” with other studios for new television projects that Goldstein develops and produces. Goldstein won the 2021 Emmy for Supporting Actor in a Comedy for his performance in Season 1 of “Ted Lasso.” He is currently nominated for the 2022 Writers Guild Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards and Critics Choice Awards for his work on season 2 of the hit. Apple TV Plus series.
Production on the third season of “Ted Lasso” is expected to begin soon. Along with his work on “Ted Lasso,” Goldstein co-created the AMC anthology “Soulmates,” which was renewed for Season 2 ahead of its August 2020 premiere, and is currently writing and producing the upcoming Apple TV Plus comedy “Shrinking “. ‘, produced by WBTV, alongside ‘Ted Lasso’ executive producer Bill Lawrence and Jason Segel, who will star.
Goldstein also hosts the iHeartRadio Award-nominated “Films To Be Buried With” podcast, which finds him in candid conversation with special guests as they discuss the films that shaped them. (ANI)
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