HBO Max Greenlights Half-Hour Dramedy Generation to Series

HBO Max greenlights half-hour dramedy Generation to collection

HBO Max has greenlit the half-hour dramedy, Generation, which marks the streamer’s first pilot to get a full collection order. The collection is created by 18-year previous Zelda Barnz and her father Daniel Barnz who additionally directs.

Executive produced by Lena Dunham and Ben Barnz, Generation is a darkish but playful half-hour collection following a gaggle of highschool college students whose exploration of contemporary sexuality (gadgets and all) take a look at deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love, and the character of household of their conservative neighborhood.

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Generation’s ensemble solid consists of Nathanya Alexander, Chloe East, Nava Mau, Lukita Maxwell, Haley Sanchez, Uly Schlesinger, Sam Trammell, Chase Sui Wonders with Justice Smith and Martha Plimpton.

“Daniel and Zelda are an incredibly passionate team with true vision and authenticity, providing an inside look at the windy path many adolescents have to navigate as they come to terms with their identity and sexuality in Generation,” stated Sarah Aubrey, head of unique content material at HBO Max.

“Zelda has a particular ability to speak to and about her generation with humor and relatability, only brought further to life by this incredible cast. We couldn’t be prouder of a show to mark our first pilot to series order for HBO Max,” added Kevin Reilly, the chief content material officer at HBO Max and president of TBS, TNT, and TruTV.

“I wanted to see myself and kids my own age represented on TV in a way that felt real, without judgment or nostalgia. I’m so appreciative of my mentor and soul-sister Lena Dunham for all her support and guidance, and so thankful to HBO Max for making this crazy dream come true,” stated Zelda Barnz.

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Generation is written by Zelda and Daniel Barnz and the pilot was directed by Daniel Barnz. Lena Dunham will government produce for Good Thing Going Productions, with Daniel and Ben Barnz for We’re Not Brothers Productions. Zelda Barnz is co-executive producer. Marissa Diaz produces for Good Thing Going Productions.

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