Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. NBC is developing supernatural restaurant drama, Smoke Sex Magic, from writer Matthew Murphy and Universal TV. Hold the eye of newt, and this charmer might have the recipe for success
Smoke Sex Magic, through Universal TV where Parkes + MacDonald has a first-look deal, centers on two sisters who inherit their mother’s popular restaurant only to discover that the secret to their mother’s cooking was black magic. It is written by Matthew Murphy, the winner of the 2011 Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting for his script Unicorn. […]
Parkes, MacDonald and Shiflett executive produce Smoke Sex Magic and The Work [and] are looking to bring new voices to TV. Under Parkes+MacDonald’s first-look deal at Uni TV, the company recently produced NBC’s limited series The Slap, written by Jon Robin Baitz and [Walter] Parkes.
What do you think? Considering it is siblings who inherit the restaurant, does the use of Sex in the title make you cringe? If Smoke Sex Magic makes it to air, do you plan to check it out?