Episode 84: Big Wishes written by Kristen Bartlett (SNL, Full Frontal)


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Another great pilot for you this month! It’s called Big Wishes written by Kristen Bartlett (Full Frontal, SNL) Her pilot is called Big Wishes. It follows Karla, a guilty pushover, and her best friend Hyacinth, brash and full-of-life despite having Stage 3 breast cancer, as they form a Make-a-Wish Foundation for adults. Together, Karla and Hyacinth set out to grant the strange, occasionally selfish wishes of dying adults. It was sold as a spec to ABC Signature and set up at ABC Network for the 2020 development season. James Griffiths was attached to direct and his production banner Fee-Fi-Fo Films were attached to produce alongside Phoebe Robinson’s production company Tiny Reparations. It’s a hilarious pilot with a great cast! Enjoy!

Big Wishes stars Ashley Nicole Black (A Black Lady Sketch Show) as Karla, Meaghan Rath (Hawaii Five-0) as Haycinth, Nick Kocher (SNL) as Alex, Asif Ali (WandaVision) as Dev/Other Man In Class/Scalper/Sick Teen, Tom Scharpling (Steven Universe) as Jack/Bouncer, James Urbaniak (American Splendor) as Ernie/Jersey Guy/Security Guard, Laraine Newman (SNL) as Marilyn/Woman/Bertie, Cody Lindquist (Broad City) as Self Righteous Mom/Pottery Lady/Gorgeous Woman/Horny Teen, Kristen Bartlett (Full Frontal, SNL) as Stylist/Customer 1/Elegant Woman, Jason Gore (Difficult People) as Customer/Class Instructor/Robby/Lead Singer, and Andrew Reich with stage directions.

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