11:19am PT by Lesley Goldberg
'Super Troopers' Duo Sell Comedy to NBC
NBC is looking for its own Men.
The network has picked up a comedy project titled Kept Men from Super Troopers writer-actors Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme.
The project, from 3 Arts and Universal TV, revolves around two friends who become supported by their respective wives after their business closes down.
In addition to writing and starring in the project, Heffernan and Lemme would also serve as executive producers. Sources say the comedy could wind up being either a single- or multi-camera project.
Beyond writing and starring in Super Troopers the duo’s credits also include Beerfest and Club Dread, and have a number of features in development through their Broken Lizard single.
Heffernan is repped by APA, 3 Arts and Ginsburg Daniels; Lemme is witih UTA, 3 Arts and Ginsburg Daniels.