Marblemedia has wrapped accumulation connected nan upcoming half-hour teen drama bid “Davey & Jonesie’s Locker,” Variety confirms.
The 10-episode, single-camera bid filmed successful Toronto and has been co-commissioned by Prime Video successful Canada, Australia and New Zealand and Hulu successful nan U.S.
“Davey & Jonesie’s Locker” hails from showrunner Evany Rosen (“New Eden,” “Baroness Von Sketch Show”) and follows 2 champion friends, Davey and Jonesie, who consciousness “out of measurement pinch their peers and nan banal backdrops of their precocious schoolhouse existence.” When they observe their locker is really a portal to a multiverse, they group disconnected connected caller adventures. The joke? Those adventures entail alternate versions of their precocious school, pinch offbeat iterations of their classmates.
“Fortunately, these audacious and imaginative besties are fresh to make nan astir of this picnic from reality by leaving their people connected each beingness they visit… moreover if it intends choosing interdimensional chaos while they’re astatine it,” sounds an charismatic description. “Worth it for nan vibes.”
Veronika Slowikowska (“What We Do In The Shadows”) stars arsenic Davey and Jaelynn Thora Brooks (“Heartland”) plays arsenic Jonesie. The ensemble formed besides includes Dan Beirne (“Ginny and Georgia”) arsenic disgraced quantum physicist turned precocious schoolhouse subject teacher, Mr. Schneider; Emily Piggford (“Strays”) arsenic bid large bad Cheryl; and Rosen arsenic nan school’s principal.
Nikko Angelo Hinayo, Kevin Lauta Osea, Erika Swayze, Sydney Xiaolang Topliffe, Alexa Yaphe, Parker Lauzon and James Hartnett information retired nan cast.
“My activity has often focused connected unsocial female relationships, and successful creating a show for a teen assemblage I wanted to create characters whose relationship felt authentically familiar, yet dissimilar what we often spot portrayed connected TV,” Rosen said successful a statement.
“Having been an highly goofy 16-year-old myself once, my extremity was to create a bid astir 2 champion friends who person already learned to observe their bold senses of humor—and who get to bask nan extremist self-love that comes pinch that… agelong earlier they’re aged capable to rent a car.”
Mark Bishop, Marblemedia’s co-CEO and executive producer, said: “This bid is simply a testament to our committedness astatine Marblemedia to create character-driven stories pinch world appeal. Hulu and Prime Video person been astonishing imaginative collaborators and we’re excited to bring this bid to teen and YA audiences crossed North America and nan world.”
A.J. Trauth, VP kids astatine Marblemedia, added: “We are thrilled to beryllium successful accumulation connected this auteur driven comedy. Evany’s sound is delightfully original, and ‘Davey & Jonesie’s Locker’ is judge to disrupt nan position quo of bid presently connected connection for this demo.”