Kaley Cuoco production deal — Even with the end of “The Big Bang Theory” fresh in the memory of the millions of fans who followed the series throughout its 12 years in the air, Kaley Cuoco has signed a new agreement with Warner Bros. to star in a new production entitled “The Flight Attendant”, a thriller of episodes of one hour based on the novel of the successful American author Chris Bohjalian.
Cuoco signed an exclusive multi-year contract with Warner Bros. Television, which includes a new podcast agreement for its production banner “Yes, Norman Productions”, a leading role in a future series of the soon-to-be WarnerMedia streaming platform and be part of future shows in development by the group.
Cuoco opted for “The Flight Attendant” and has been developing it since she signed the initial agreement with the studio in 2017, while the new agreement will see she and the team of Yes, Norman, led by SVP McCormack, continue to develop projects for the multiple platforms of Warner Bros. in the near future.
“I love that Warner Bros. is my home away from home. I could not be more excited to continue this incredible relationship of collaboration and gratification,” Cuoco said in a statement. “Now they’re stuck with me!” Joked the actress on social media. She is represented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners, SDB Partners, Hansen Jacobson Teller and Viewpoint.
Cuoco and Yes, Norman are also producing the next Warner Bros. animation series “Harley Quinn”, which is currently set up for the DC Universe streaming platform. Cuoco will give voice to the twisted character in the story, as well as be an executive producer of the series.
“The Flight Attendant” is the latest project to join the WarnerMedia list that currently includes “Dune: The Sisterhood”, which has Denis Villeneuve in charge of the project that will serve as continuity of the “Dune” movie.
In addition, WarnerMedia is also working on “Tokyo Vice” starring Ansel Elgort and “Love Life” starring Anna Kendrick with Paul Feig as executive producer. According to the specialized site Variety, Elizabeth Banks is currently developing a serial version of the podcast “Over My Dead Body” for the service to be launched in 2020, while also working on an animated series for “Gremlins”.