Jason Segel To Star In ‘Shrinking’, Apple TV+ Comedy Series From ‘Ted Lasso’s Bill Lawrence & Brett Goldstein – Deadline

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Apple television+ has actually provided an official series thumbs-up to Shrinking, a 10-episode comedy series starring Jason Segel, who also functions as author and executive producer together with Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein, coming off their Emmy wins for the banners hit comedy Ted Lasso.

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Written by Segel, Lawrence and Goldstein, Shrinking follows a grieving therapist (Segel) who begins to break the rules and inform his clients exactly what he thinks. Neglecting his training and principles, he finds himself making huge, turbulent changes to peoples lives … including his own.

Diminishing is produced by Ted Lasso studio Warner Bros. Television and Lawrences studio-based Doozer Productions. Segel, Lawrence and Goldstein executive manufacturers together with Doozers Jeff Ingold. Liza Katzer is a co-executive manufacturer.

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Segel is repped by WME and Sloane, Offer, Weber & & Dern. Goldstein is repped by Mosaic, B-Side Management and LARK.Lawrence is represented by ICM Partners and lawyer Jared Levine.

Segel, Lawrence and Goldstein executive manufacturers together with Doozers Jeff Ingold. Diminishing likewise marks Apples 3rd series from Lawrence, and Warner Bros. The rapidly growing portfolio could make a case for Apple which, along with the other significant streamers, is thought to be pursuing the prolific creator for an overall offer while Warner Bros. In addition to the three Apple Television+ shows, Doozer has 2 series on HBO Max, a Clone High reboot, which has a two-season pickup, and the upcoming Head of the Class reboot.

Diminishing also marks Apples third series from Lawrence, and Warner Bros. Television along with Ted Lasso and the just recently revealed Bad Monkey. The rapidly growing portfolio might make a case for Apple which, in addition to the other significant streamers, is thought to be pursuing the respected creator for a total deal while Warner Bros. Television is also anticipated to step up to attempt and keep him in the fold beyond his existing pact. In addition to the 3 Apple TV+ shows, Doozer has two series on HBO Max, a Clone High reboot, which has a two-season pickup, and the upcoming Head of the Class reboot.

Goldstein stars and serves as writer/co-executive manufacturer on Ted Lasso, which Lawrence is executive manufacturer and showrunner on. The series, co-created, executive produced and headlined by Jason Sudeikis, just recently exceeded as the most-nominated freshman comedy in Emmy history, and landed an overall of seven Emmy Awards, consisting of Outstanding Comedy Series and Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Goldstein.

This is the 2nd Apple Original starring Segel; the former How I Met Your Mother and Forgetting Sarah Marshall lead likewise stars in Apple Original Films upcoming The Sky is Everywhere based on the best-selling YA Novel of the same name. Segel just recently produced, executive produced and starred in Dispatches From Elsewhere, which operated on AMC for one season, and plays Paul Westhead in HBOs upcoming Lakes series.

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