Starz 'Stuck' with Web series

Comedy based on Saunders and Laybourne's online project

Starz is developing a comedy series based on Tom Saunders and Sam Laybourne's Web series "Tom and Sam Are Stuck."

Saunders and Laybourne have produced 24 episodes of the Web series, in which they star as Sam and his Uncle Tom from the future who get stuck in present time when their time machine goes missing and are trying to adapt to their new life while looking for a way back to their own time.

Avalon Television will produce the project penned by Saunders and Laybourne. David Martin, Jon Thoday, Richard Allen-Turner are exec producing, Dan Lubetkin co-exec producing.

Saunders and Laybourne, who have worked as writers on "Luis" and "Arrested Development," are repped by CAA and UTA, respectively.