Fernanda Coppel’s King Liz to Receive Showtime Adaptation

first_img View Comments Fernanda Coppel’s King Liz, which made its world premiere off-Broadway earlier this summer, is to be adapted for the small screen. Deadline reports that Coppel will pen the Showtime half-hour dramedy herself.King Liz follows Liz Rico, a sports agent who, despite money and an elite client roster, must work twice as hard to stay on top in an industry dominated by men. When Freddie Luna, a high school basketball star with a troubled past enters, she seizes the opportunity to skyrocket his career as well as her own.Directed by Lisa Peterson, the Second Stage Theatre Uptown production officially opened at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre on July 27 and starred Karen Pittman, Jeremie Harris, Michael Cullen, Russell G. Jones, Caroline Lagerfelt and Irene Sofia Lucio.last_img