Deadline reports that CBS has given a script commitment with penalty to writer-actor Christopher Moynihan, for his in-law family comedy, The Out-Law. You might remember Moynihan onscreen in cancelled series Man Up! and 100 Questions. Continue on for details.
Written by 100 Questions and Man Up! creator Moynihan, The Out-Law centers on a perpetually positive, Berkeley-born, liberal white-collar doctor and only child, who marries into a loud, cynical, blue-collar Long Island family. Moynihan also exec produces with Kelly Kulchak.
This is writer-actor Moynihan’s second sale this season. He also has a put pilot commitment at NBC for a family comedy, which he’s co-writing with Marlon Wayans, with Wayans set to star. As an actor, Moynihan is currently shooting a co-starring role in Netflix feature Mascots. He also recently recurred on HBO’s Veep. Moynihan is repped by the Rothman Brecher Agency, Thruline and attorney Chris Abramson.
What do you think? Do you like the sound of The Out-Law TV series? Do you think you’ll check it out?