Pilot Scoop: Fox Orders Fatrick From Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Don't Trust the B—- Creator

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Fatrick Pilot Fox Jim Rash Nat FaxonFox beefed up its pilot offerings Wednesday when it ordered Fatrick, a half-hour comedy whose pedigree includes CommunityThe Descendants and Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23. The potential series follows Patrick, a 30-something moving man and former fat kid, as he’s forced to face the damage caused during his overweight childhood.

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According to the network, the project will take place in both the past and the present. Apartment 23‘s Nahnatchka Kahn and Corey Nickerson will pen the script; Nat Faxon (Ben and Kate) and Jim Rash (Community) — who, with Alexander Payne, won an Oscar for their adapted screenplay of the 2012 film The Descendants — will direct.

20th Century Fox TV will produce.  

Comments (5)

  • I’m so wary of anything sit-commy dealing with weight as the central topic but I like those two so much I have to hope that they can put together 30 minutes of television that isn’t wall-to-wall “ha ha, fat people are funny because they’re fat, get it?” type of jokes.

    Comment by Christy – November 6, 2013 03:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • It’s not about fat people. It’s about a FORMER fat person.

      Comment by Zach – November 6, 2013 04:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • 22 minutes.

      Comment by Big Mike – November 6, 2013 06:54 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • With these guys at the helm, I am totally in.

    Comment by Christine – November 6, 2013 04:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yeah, I’m good.

    Comment by Rook – November 6, 2013 04:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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