Peter Tolan’s ‘Belated’ Pilot Starring Kal Penn Now not Shifting Ahead at FX (EXCLUSIVE)


The comedy pilot “Belated” from author Peter Tolan and starring Kal Penn isn’t transferring ahead at FXSelection has realized solely from assets.

The 30 minutes collection was once supposed to observe an surprising intergenerational friendship between Sachin (Penn), a just lately out guy in his 40s, and Clay (Kaden Kearney), a 17-year-old trans teenager, as Sachin and his ex-wife and kids try to to find their new customary. Along side Penn and Kearney, the pilot starred Ellie Taylor, Amir Bageria, and EaeMya ThynGi.

FX didn’t instantly reply to Selection‘s request for remark.

Tolan wrote, directed, and government produced the “Belated” pilot. Nick Alford of Cloudland additionally government produced. FX Productions was once the studio. Selection solely reported the pilot have been arrange on the fundamental cabler again in October 2021.

The pilot would have introduced Tolan again into the FX fold. He in the past co-created the hit FX collection “Rescue Me” with Denis Leary. The display, through which Leary additionally starred as New York firefighter Tommy Gavin, ran for seven seasons and 93 episodes on the cabler. Tolan won 3 Emmy nominations for his paintings at the collection, together with one for guiding the pilot. Tolan may be recognized for his paintings on “The Larry Sanders Display,” for which he and Garry Shandling received the Emmy for perfect writing in a comedy collection in 1998.

FX has plenty of different comedy pilots within the works at this time. Maximum just lately, the fundamental cabler ordered the pilot “English Trainer” from Brian Jordan Alvarez a few homosexual English trainer in Texas and an untitled comedy from Lauren Ludwig a few staff of queer twentysomethings.

(Pictured: Kal Penn)





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