Netflix goes straight-to-series with Will Arnett

NetflixBuilding4Streaming service Netflix has greenlit an eight-episode, straight-to-series comedy from The Millers and Arrested Development star Will Arnett.

Flaked comes from Arnett and Mark Chappell (The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret) and follows a self-appointed “guru” in an insular Californian community those carefully crafted image and sobriety begins to unravel after he falls for the object of his best friend’s desires.

Electus and Pricipato-Young coproduce with Arnett, Chappell, Ben Silverman, Peter Principato and Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz executive producing.

Arnett is already attached to Netflix’s animated adult comedy BoJack Horseman. He recently scored a development deal with CBS Television Studios after launching prodco Electric Avenue, though his CBS comedy The Millers was cancelled last year after two seasons.

Flaked, meanwhile, is Netflix’s latest comedy. Grace and Frankie, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and F if For Family are all in the works.

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