EXCLUSIVE: The Queen’s Gambit co-creator Allan Scott has set his subsequent venture, the crossover drama from Millionaire Matchmaker star Patti Stanger and Kissing Sales space producer Andrew Cole-Bulgin.
The as-yet-untitled scripted venture, which isn’t connected to a community but, will observe a younger courting professional from a Jewish household of matchmakers navigating her means by means of Nineteen Seventies New York Metropolis and New Jersey, as she seeks to show her household commerce into an empire.
Together with Sam Barlow venture Minsky, the sequence represents one of many first main reveals for Scott since he wrapped on Netflix smash The Queen’s Gambit, which he co-created with Scott Frank.
The Anya Taylor-Pleasure-starring hit took Scott and Frank 30 years to get commissioned however was one of many streamer’s most-watched of 2020, a profitable gamble taken by Netflix’s UK-based scripted boss Anne Mensah.
Scott, who was BAFTA nominated for 1997’s Regeneration and is a former whisky government, additionally exec produced The Queen’s Gambit and previous credit embrace The Fourth Angel and In Love and Battle.
The drama will see Stanger, the exec and star of Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker, flip to scripted and producer Cole-Bulgin’s fledgling outfit Tickled Pink is producing.
Cole-Bulgin is the producer behind one other profitable Netflix sequence, YA drama The Kissing Sales space, and he used to work for Kissing Sales space indie Komixx as Chief Artistic Officer earlier than leaving to arrange Tickled Pink.
He mentioned Scott “ticks all of the packing containers.”
“Patti and I had been on the lookout for a screenwriter that had labored efficiently throughout display and stage and understood the relevance of this multi generational story,” he added.
Stanger mentioned: “It was so necessary for us to discover a screenwriter that understood the private and emotional narrative of that younger Jewish lady navigating her means in life from her teenage years in 70’s New Jersey to show her household talent into an empire.”