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God's Favorite Idiot - Ordered to Series by Netflix - Melissa McCarthy & Ben Falcone To Star & Exec Produce

Netflix has given a 16-episode series order to God’s Favorite Idiot, a workplace comedy from Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy, with Falcone and McCarthy set to star and executive produce. Michael McDonald (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Nobodies) is attached to direct and executive produce.

Created by Falcone, in God’s Favorite Idiot, mid-level tech support employee Clark Thompson (Falcone) finds love with co- worker Amily Luck (McCarthy) at exactly the same time he becomes the unwitting messenger of God. Also, there’s roller skating, a lake of fire and an impending apocalypse.

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