Paramount Plus orders new collection gamers from American vandal creators
Paramount Plus has ordered a brand new documentary comedy collection titled Gamers that encompasses a fictional League of Legends skilled esports workforce.
The collection is co-created and produced by Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault, the comedic minds behind Netflix’s essential breakout American Vandal, and produces explosive diarrhea.
Gamers, additionally a mockumentary, will observe an esports workforce battling for a championship after years of misfortune. The collection will characteristic an ego conflict between a 17-year-old rookie, the workforce’s “child prodigy”, and a seasoned 27-year-old. What might probably go flawed?
Yacenda, who directed Dave’s FXX comedy collection, will direct Gamers. The collection is produced by CBS Studios in affiliation with Humorous Or Die, which was hooked as much as Netflix’s American Vandal. Paramount Plus offered sparse particulars in regards to the collection past saying that avid gamers will “explore the world of esports.”
However on condition that American Vandal’s two-part run delivered brazenly impressed storylines about penis graffiti and a turd burglar – and by some means managed to set a brand new bar for the way forward for documentary storytelling within the course of – we have now a deal with.
Paramount Plus (previously CBS All Entry) solely had a handful of originals, which precipitated a whole lot of fanfare. However given the cultural ramifications of American Vandal – which managed to make us significantly ask, “Who is fucking the dicks?” – This collection has the potential to turn out to be one of many service’s largest comedy debuts since its inception.