The comedian is directing and starring in the film for the streaming platform
Jerry Seinfeld has a new project in the works.
The comedian is directing and starring in a new film for Netflix titled “Unfrosted,” inspired by his own joke about Pop-Tarts.
Seinfeld previously told time limit A little about the concept of the film. “Stuck at home watching endless sad faces on TV, I thought it would be a good time to make something based on pure stupidity. So we took my pop-tart stand-up bit from my last Netflix special and turned it into a giant exploded, crazy comedy movie,” he teased.
He co-wrote the screenplay with former “Seinfeld” writer Spike Feresten and fellow comedian/writer Barry Marder.
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Production will reportedly begin in spring 2022, but before the project begins, Seinfeld’s beloved eponymous sitcom will hit Netflix on October 1.
“Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” Emmys signed a content deal with Netflix in 2017. In 2019, the streaming service announced that it would be the new home of all 180 episodes of the giant. sitcom After its deal with Hulu ended.
The new contract means “Seinfeld” co-creators Larry David and Seinfeld stand to take home a pretty penny. a source told wrap The pair could make between $100 million and $125 million at the time. A second source claimed that the payday could be “significantly higher”.
Netflix’s deal with Sony Pictures Television for the global streaming rights to “Seinfeld” was reportedly worth more than $500 million.
“‘Seinfeld’ is the television comedy against which all television comedy is measured,” Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said in a statement. Statement to wrap. “It’s as fresh and fun as ever and will be available to the world in 4K for the first time. We can’t wait to welcome Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer to their new global home on Netflix.”
“Seinfeld” originally ran on NBC from 1989 to 1998. It won 10 Emmy Awards and three Golden Globes during its run.