The gang is headed to work for Fox. Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and Glenn Howerton, the mad geniuses behind FX's over-the-top comedy It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, are beefing up their workload with a new project for a major network.
Fox TV has ordered a pilot of Boldly Going Nowhere, a single-camera comedy about the day-to-day operations of a spaceship in deep space, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The idea was pitched to the Sunny trio by their assistant, Adam Stein.
"All of us grew up watching Star Trek and other sci-fi series, and they're always about these adventures," McElhenney said. "We thought a great area to explore is what happens between the adventures, how the crew members take care of daily routine stuff on the spaceship."
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia revolves around four friends who run a bar in the City of Brotherly Love and have to overcome their relentless self-involvement to make their friendship and business work.