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‘The Gordita Chronicles’ Family Comedy From Claudia Forestieri, Josh Berman & Zoe Saldana Gets HBO Max Pilot Order

‘The Gordita Chronicles’ Family Comedy From Claudia Forestieri, Josh Berman & Zoe Saldana Gets HBO Max Pilot Order

HBO Max has given a pilot order to The Gordita Chronicles, a single-camera family comedy from Claudia Forestieri, Josh Berman (Drop Dead Diva) and his Osprey Productions, Zoe Saldana’s Cinestar Pictures, and Sony Pictures TV, where Berman’s Osprey Prods is under a deal.

Written by Forestieri, in The Gordita Chronicles, a willful, chubby, 12-year-old Dominican struggles to fit into hedonistic 1980s Miami as her family pursues the American dream.

Berman, Chris King and Jennifer Robinson executive produce for Osprey Productions. Zoe Saldana, Mariel Saldana and Cisely Saldana executive produce for Cinestar Pictures. Forestieri is co-executive producer. Sony Pictures TV is the studio.

The Gordita Chronicles has been on fast-track development at HBO Max since landing at the streamer for development in February.

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Forestieri is a writer on Netflix’s Selena: The Series for Netflix and previously wrote on Freeform’s Good Trouble.

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