Hulu has given a ten-episode straight-to-series order for the new half-hour comedy series “Casual” which filmmaker Jason Reitman will executive produce.
The story follows a dysfunctional family with a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister who together coach each other through the world of dating while living under the same roof again and raising a teenager.
Reitman will direct the pilot for the show which comes from Lionsgate Television. Zander Lehmann will write and production is slated to begin later this year. No casting is yet locked in.