Marley Matlin has booked a glamorous new party after her latest Sundance movie broke the record. The “CODA” actress and Academy Award winner will direct and perform an untitled project in the works at NBC. deadline reports That the network landed workplace comedy in “competitive mode” with a commitment to the script plus a penalty.
Set in the “fast-paced world of sign language translation,” the potential series centers around a “medium-sized Los Angeles interpretation agency run by DJ (Matlin), who is overconfident and overconfident,” according to the source details.
“CODA” made history as a The first movie to win the top three American Drama Awards at the Sundance Film Festival and Record a record distribution deal at the festival When it premiered in January. Written and directed by Sian Heder, it tells the story of 17-year-old Robbie (Jones), an aspiring singer who is the only hearing member of a deaf family. Matlin plays Ruby’s mother. “CODA” arrives on Apple TV+ and select theaters August 13th.
Among Matlin’s other credits are “Transformation at Birth,” “The L Word,” and “Younger Sons of God.” She won an Academy Award for the latter. She was the first deaf – and still the only – to win an Academy Award.