A comedy series with Jeff Goldblum and Danny DeVito playing some alternate universe version of Simon & Garfunkel? Yes, we can totally see that.
Amazon Studios is developing a half-hour comedy series with the veteran actors by The Simpsons writer Tim Long.
Here’s the pitch: “An iconic music duo from the past, Matt Downey (Goldblum) and Arlo Finkleman (DeVito), are forced to reunite despite their longstanding hatred for one another. As the talented but strong-willed pair attempt to reconcile, they turn to the people who somehow manage to love these two incandescent idiots—their wives, ex-wives, children, managers, friends and lovers—all of whom turn out to be as brilliant, infuriating, and frustratingly lovable as Matt and Arlo themselves.”
The Amazon series would normally suggest that DeVito’s run on FXX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia might be coming to an end. The actor has previously suggested he might exit the series after next season. But we’re assured by FXX he’s still “fully committed” to Sunny.