Patricia Arquette & Ben reunite for Apple’s High Desert
After helping her land her second Golden Globe along with her fourth Emmy nomination, Escape at Dannemora‘s Ben Stiller and Patricia Arquette are reuniting for a fresh Apple series entitled High Desert, in accordance with .
Written by Nancy Fichman, Katie Ford and Jennifer Hoppe, the half-hour comedy series will focus on Peggy, a former addict who decides to start out her life fresh after her beloved mother’s death in the tiny desert town of Yucca Valley, California, where she makes the life-changing decision to become detective agency.
In addition to writing, Fichman, Hoppe and ford are set to executive produce the series alongside Arquette, who’ll star as Peggy, Molly Madden and Tom Lassally of 3 Arts Entertainment and Nicky Weinstock and Stiller via his Red Hour Films, with the Emmy winner mounted on direct the pilot for the project also.
Stiller and Arquette lately worked together on the acclaimed Showtime biographical limited series Escape at Dannemora, which netted the former two Emmy nominations and the latter a Golden Globe win and Emmy nomination, losing the Emmy to Michelle Williams on her behalf submit FX’s Fosse/Verdon, though would buying the ceremony’s statue for Outstanding Supporting Actress on her behalf role in Hulu’s The Act.
Along with High Desert, the duo are getting ready to reunite at Apple for a fresh drama series Severance, where Arquette will star in and executive produce and can direct and executive produce Stiller. Fichman and Hoppe are well-known in the small-screen world because of their focus on Nurse Jackie, Damages and Grace and Frankie whilst Ford is best-known for co-writing the initial Miss Congeniality and the 2005 miniseries adaptation of Little House on the Prairie.
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