Hulu Developing Comedy Series From Vir Das, ‘Goldbergs’ EP Doug Robinson (EXCLUSIVE)

Hulu is developing a new comedy series from comedian Vir Das and “The Goldbergs” executive producer Doug RobinsonVariety has learned from sources.

The series, currently titled “In Theory,” is a single-camera comedy about a self-destructive math genius turned Indian radio DJ Jazz (Vir Das) who moves from Mumbai, India, to a small Mid-Western college town where he becomes obsessed with completing his late father’s unfinished work, a grand, complex “Theory of Happiness.”

The series is based on an original idea by Das. He will also serve as an executive producer in addition to starring. Chris Case will write and executive produce. Robinson will executive produce through Doug Robinson Productions. Reg Tigerman will also executive produce through Levity Entertainment Group. Sony Pictures Television will produce.

Das is a Bollywood actor, YouTube star, and comedian. In addition to his Bollywood roles, he recently released the Netflix stand up special “Abroad Understanding.” He was also named as one of Variety‘s 10 Comics to Watch for 2017. Robinson has been with “The Goldbergs” since Season 1. His other producing credits include “Imaginary Mary” and “Rules of Engagement.”

Das is repped by CAA, Levity Entertainment Group, and Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham LLP. Robinson is repped by WME. Case is repped by CAA, Management 360, and Morris Yorn.

(Pictured: Vir Das)

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