Jeremy Sisto And David Walton To Star In Indie Comedy ‘Break Point’ For First-Time Feature Helmer Jay Karas

By | Friday July 12, 2013 @ 11:32am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy Sisto, David Walton, Amy Smart, Joshua Rush, and JK Simmons are starring in the indie comedy Break Point, which … Read More »

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Gersh Signs Jeremy Sisto & Stephen Dorff

By | Monday February 11, 2013 @ 3:53pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Suburgatory star Jeremy Sisto has signed with Gersh. The Six Feet Under and Law & Order alum was most recently with UTA. He continues … Read More »

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TCA: ‘Suburgatory’ Creator Drew Inspiration From ABC’s ‘Housewives’, Own Experience

Diane Haithman is contributing to Deadline’s coverage of TCA.

At today’s final TCA panel on the ABC single-camera comedy Suburgatory — the story of a bright urban teenager (Jane Levy) whose single Dad (Jeremy Sisto) moves her to the “white-picket-fence nightmare” of the suburbs — show creator and executive producer Emily Kapnek said she was not influenced by the ABC family hit Pretty Little Liars in creating the fictional wealthy suburb these characters inhabit. Rather, Kapnek said, she was more inspired by the tone of ABC’s long-running life-in-the-suburbs hit Desperate Housewives, now entering its eighth and final season. She called Suburgatory “more satirical’” than Pretty Little Liars, with its suburbia featuring a “horror, zombieland quality” similar to what she sees in Housewives. Kapnek said the town is a healthy split between a realistic, contemporary atmosphere and a “stylized, evergreen suburbia.” But Kapnek’s biggest inspiration for the show was reality: her own experience moving from an urban environment with a single parent into a suburb “where families didn’t look like ours and we didn’t’ have as much as they did … there was an economic divide, there were expensive bat mitzvahs … [the difference was] all of the fortune the kids had, and the families were incredibly intact.” Read More »

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Jeremy Sisto To Star In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Suburgatory’

By | Wednesday March 9, 2011 @ 1:15pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Law & Order alum Jeremy Sisto is making a switch to comedy with a starring role in ABC’s comedy pilot Suburgatory. The pilot, from creator Emily Kapnek, centers on Tessa (Jane Levy), a teenage girl who is moved by her … Read More »

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