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Apple Signs ‘Severance’, Workplace Thriller Series From Adam Scott & Ben Stiller

Apple Signs ‘Severance’, Workplace Thriller Series From Adam Scott & Ben Stiller

Adam Scott has teamed up with Ben Stiller for workplace thriller Severance, which has been handed a series order by Apple.

The Parks and Recreation and Big Little Lies actor is to star and produce the drama series, which will be directed by and exec produced by Escape at Dannemora director Stiller. Scott and Stiller previously worked together on 2013’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

The series takes place at Lumen Industries, a company that’s looking to take work-life balance to a new level. Scott will play the lead role of Mark, an employee with a dark past trying to put himself back together.

The series is written and created by Dan Erickson, who worked in series development for Super Deluxe, and written for Spike’s Lip Sync Battle Pre-Show. Erickson’s Severance script was the first televisions script to make it on to the annual Bloodlist in 2016.

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