Nancy Cartwright to Adapt Mary Lynn Rajskub's One-Woman Show for TV (Exclusive)
The Spotted Cow project will preview at Montreal's Just for Laughs comedy festival before it evolves onto other platforms.
Nancy Cartwright’s film and television production company Spotted Cow is looking to adapt 24 star Mary Lynn Rajskub's one-woman show for TV or other mediums.
The project, produced by Cartwright, who is better known as the voice of Bart Simpson on the long-running TV show The Simpsons, will preview at Montreal’s Just for Laughs fest in July. 24 Hours With Mary Lynn Rajskub will then officially launch at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer before Spotted Cow produces a possible TV special.
"As we develop the stage play, we are not sure what the evolution of the show will be... For now, the development process is paramount to Nancy and myself, as well as the integrity of the overall show," Rajskub told the Hollywood Reporter in a statement.
The one-woman show features Rajskub getting knocked up by a hunky stranger, becoming the good wife and mother, blowing all her cash and taking a yoga teacher’s advice to invest in miniature horses to save her marriage. The actress is best known for her role on the Fox series 24.
She also has appeared on TV series including Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Girlfriend Experience, and in such indie pics as The Kings of Summer, Safety Not Guaranteed and Sex, Death and Bowling.
Rajskub also co-stars with Ksenia Solo and Maria Bello in Spotted Cow’s first feature movie project, In Search of Fellini, which recently wrapped production in Italy. The film is a coming-of-age drama directed by Taron Lexton and written by Cartwright and Peter Kjenaas.
Spotted Cow, which finances, produces and acquires live-action and animated films, TV series and digital content, has a follow-up movie in the works, The Institute, starring James Franco.
24 Hours With Mary Lynn Rajskub is produced by Cartwright and Marshall Cordell and is directed by Spotted Cow’s Kjenaas.
May 5, 20:45 p.m. Updated with a statement from Mary Lynn Rajskub.