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Hulu Orders Comedy Pilot ‘Bammas’ Starring Opeyemi Olagbaju & Biniam Bizuneh, Ramy Youssef Producing

Click here to read the full article. Hulu has ordered the comedy pilot “Bammas” written by and starring Opeyemi Olagbaju and Biniam Bizuneh, Variety has learned. The show follows a pair of young Ethiopian- and Nigerian-American best friends as they struggle to overcome their loser reputations in a magical realist version of Washington DC. Olagbaju and Bizuneh serve as executive producers in addition to starring and writing. Danny Chun (“The Office” “The Simpsons”), who mentored the pair at the Sundance Lab in 2019, will serve as showrunner and executive producer. Jonathan Krisel will direct and executive produce. Ramy Youssef will executive produce under...
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Hulu Orders Opeyemi Olagbaju & Biniam Bizuneh Comedy Pilot; Danny Chun, Ramy Youssef & Jonathan Krisel EP

Click here to read the full article. Hulu is proceeding with a pilot order to Bammas, a comedy written, executive produced by and starring Opeyemi “Opey” Olagbaju & Biniam Bizuneh. Executive producing the pilot are Grandfathered creator Danny Chun, who serves as showrunner, Portlandia and Baskets co-creator Jonathan Krisel, who is directing, and Ramy Youssef. ABC Signature is the studio. In Bammas, a pair of young Ethiopian- and Nigerian-American best friends (Olagbaju, Bizuneh) struggle to overcome their loser reputations in a magical realist version of Washington, D.C. Youssef executive produces through his Cairo Cowboy Banner, with Andy Campagna overseeing. 2022 Hulu Pilots & Series...
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Ramy Youssef to Head Original Animated Series at Prime Video

Ramy Youssef and his production company, Cairo Cowboy, have scored a two-season order for an animated comedy to debut on Amazon Prime Video, per Variety. The show will explore a Muslim-American family in the early 2000s. This is also just a small piece of the recent deal that Youssef and Cairo Cowboy have signed with Amazon, an interesting development given his ties to Hulu with his self-titled series, Ramy.
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Amazon Orders New Show From Ramy Youssef

Amazon has ordered two seasons of a new animated comedy from Ramy Youssef. The series is part of a new first-look deal the comedian and his production company, Cairo Cowboy, have made with the streamer, Variety reported. “Ramy has only scratched the surface of his incredible creative gifts,” said Vernon...
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Ramy Youssef Scores A Two-Season Order For A New Amazon Animated Series

Amazon has ordered two seasons of an animated series for stand-up comedian Ramy Youssef, as per an exclusive report by Variety. The series in question will explore the experiences of a Muslim family while they navigate the early 2000s, an era marked with rapid expansions, but also sociopolitical strife. The series is a part of a fresh first-look deal between Youssef, his production banner Cairo Cowboy, and Amazon itself.
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Ramy Youssef Animated Comedy Series Gets Two-Season Order At Amazon

Click here to read the full article. Amazon Studios has handed a two-season order to an adult animated comedy series from Emmy-nominated Ramy Youssef and A24. The series is part of a new first-look deal between Amazon Studios and Youssef’s production imprint Cairo Cowboy. The as-yet untitled comedy will exclusively stream on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. Co-created by Youssef and Pam Brady (South Park, Lady Dynamite), the animated comedy series will explore the experiences of a Muslim-American family that must learn how to code-switch as they navigate the early 2000s: A time of fear, war,...
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Ramy Youssef Adult Animated Comedy Ordered By Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios is in business with Ramy Youssef’s production imprint, Cairo Cowboy. As part of the deal, Amazon Studios has ordered two seasons of an adult animated comedy from the Emmy-nominated actor, director, and comedian and A24. It “will explore the experiences of a Muslim-American family that must learn how to code-switch as they navigate the early 2000s: A time of fear, war, and the rapid expansion of the boy-band industrial complex.”
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