Laffer from NBCU Intl. TV to air on pay cabler, BBC 2
Tree” will star Chris O’Dowd and feature appearances by Guest and his longtime collaborator Jim Piddock. Guest and Piddock co-created the series, and Guest will direct. Project was picked up on the strength of Guest and Piddock’s pilot script; additional casting is about to begin. Guest, Piddock and Karen Murphy are exec producing for Lucky Giant Prods., NBCU Intl. TV’s comedy development banner. “Tree” came together as part of NBCU Intl. TV’s push to develop high-profile original programs for export to the U.S. and other markets. There’s no word yet on a premiere date. Guest is repped by UTA. O’Dowd’s with UTA, 3 Arts and U.K. percentery Gordon & French.