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William Jackson Harper, Cristin Milioti to Star in Peacock's Comedic Thriller The Resort From Palm Springs Writer

William Jackson Harper Cristin Milioti The Resort

Two of our favorite actors are teaming up for a new comedic thriller on Peacock.

William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) and Cristin Milioti (Made for Love) are set to star in The Resort, TVLine has learned. A mystery set on the Mayan Riviera, The Resort stars Harper and Milioti as married teachers Noah and Emma, who take an anniversary trip and find themselves caught up in a bizarre unsolved mystery that took place 15 years earlier.

The project is also a Palm Springs reunion: That movie’s writer Andy Siara will serve as creator and co-showrunner on the series, reuniting him with Milioti. Allison Miller (Angelyne) will serve as co-showrunner and an EP, along with Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot, Homecoming).

Skyler Gisondo (The Righteous Gemstones) has also been cast as a series regular, playing a guy who’s on vacation with his parents and girlfriend at the same resort. Ben Sinclair (High Maintenance) and Parvesh Cheena (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) have been cast in recurring roles as well.

Harper recently starred in Season 2 of HBO Max’s rom-com anthology Love Life. He also played philosophy nerd Chidi on NBC’s The Good Place for all four seasons, earning an Emmy nod for best supporting actor in a comedy in 2020.

Milioti currently stars as escaped wife Hazel on HBO Max’s sci-fi comedy Made for Love, which has been renewed for a second season. She’s also known for playing the titular mother on CBS’ How I Met Your Mother and for her roles on Black Mirror and Fargo.