Drew Barrymore to star in Netflix comedy series

Los Angeles: Netflix has given a green signal to a comedy series, which will star actors Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant. Titled “Santa Clarita Diet", the single-camera project hails from creator Victor Fresco, reports variety.com. “Santa Clarita Diet” follows Joel (Olyphant) and Sheila (Barrymore), a married couple who are real estate agents leading vaguely discontented lives in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita, until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending both their lives down a road of death and destruction -- but in a good way. “The genius of casting Timothy and Drew, combined with my comedic... Oh wait, that’s Cindy’s quote. I agree with what Cindy is about to say,” Fresco said in a statement.

Netflix’s Cindy Holland said: “The genius casting of Timothy and Drew combined with Victor’s unique comedic sensibility will delight, and definitely surprise, our members around the world.”

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