Benderspink inks Franklyn

Scribe also has pilot deals with Imagine Television, producer Polone

Jill Franklyn, a vet scribe on laffers like “Seinfeld” and “It’s Like, You Know,” has inked with Benderspink Management.

Franklyn recently turned screenwriter: Her first feature, Albert Brooks/Leelee Sobieski starrer “My First Mister,” opened at Sundance to positive reviews. Christine Lahti-helmed pic will be distribbed by Paramount Classics in October. In addition, Franklyn’s comedy spec “Pink Coma Toes” was acquired by MGM/UA last year.

“We’re always looking for great TV writers and feature writers,” said Chris Bender, a partner in the management company. “Jill is one of the rare TV writers who can do both well.”

The Emmy-nommed scribe also has pilot deals with Imagine Television and producer Gavin Polone.

She continues to be repped by the Endeavor percentery.

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