CBS and Universal TV developing a comedy series based on the Dennis Quaid and Topher Grace-led 2004 film “In Good Company”.
The story revolves around a middle-aged executive dealing with a new boss half his age who is also dating his daughter. The project will be a combination multi- and single-camera show.
Josh Bycel and Jon Fenner (“Happy Endings”) are writing the script with the original film’s writer/director Paul Weitz. All three will executive produce along with Andrew Maniao, Chris Weitz and Kerry Kohansky.
The news is just the latest in a rush of TV adaptations of films that are on the way. These include shows based on the likes of “Underworld,” “Resident Evil,” “The Mortal Instruments,” “Monster-in-Law,” “Rush Hour,” “12 Monkeys,” “Uncle Buck,” “Big,””Real Genius,” and “In America”.