will co-write, executive produce, and star in a new single-camera comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter
Perry, who turned 40 in August, created the idea for the show in which he will play a self-involved manager of a second-rate sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday.
Thomas Schlamme, who worked with Perry on "Friends
," "The West Wing
" and "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
," is on board to direct and exec produce. The project is currently being pitched to networks.
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