Peacock announced today that two-time Emmy Award-nominee Kaley Cuoco (The Flight Attendant) will star in the leading role of the highly-anticipated dark comedic thriller BASED ON A TRUE STORY, from Emmy Award-nominated Craig Rosenberg (The Boys, LOST, Preacher).
Cuoco will play a married woman named Ava Bartlett. All other details are being kept under wraps.
A dark comedic thriller inspired by a bizarre true event, BASED ON A TRUE STORY is about a realtor, a plumber and a former tennis star whose lives unexpectedly collide, exposing America’s obsession with true crime, murder and the slow close toilet seat.
Rosenberg will serve as writer, show-runner and executive producer.
Jason Bateman (Ozark, The Outsider) will executive produce alongside Michael Costigan for Aggregate Films. Roxie Rodriguez serves as
co-executive producer for Aggregate Films. The series will be produced by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Cuoco was nominated for an Emmy award again this year (for the second year in a row) for her performance in The Flight Attendant in the
category Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She is currently shooting the action-thriller Role Play.
ABOUT THE SERIES:
Writer / Showrunner / Executive Producer: Craig Rosenberg (The Boys, LOST)
Executive Producers: Jason Bateman and Michael Costigan (Aggregate Films)
Co-Executive Producer: Roxie Rodriguez (Aggregate Films)
Studio: UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group
Format: Comedic thriller