Paramount Plus has ordered a new documentary-style comedy series titled players who will delve into a fictional professional League of Legends esports team.
The series was co-created and produced by Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault, the comedic minds behind Netflix’s critical breakthrough. american vandal, which memorablely gave us some compelling – albeit deranged – mysteries about fictitious crimes involving cock vandalism and the mastermind behind an explosive diarrheal incident.
players, also a mockumentary, follows an esports team as they hunt for a championship after years of misfortune. The series involves a clash of egos between a 17-year-old rookie, the team’s “prodigy” and an experienced 27-year-old. What could be possible go wrong?
Yacenda, who directed the comedy series FXX Dave, will direct players. The series is produced by CBS Studios in association with Funny Or Die, which was added to Netflix’s american vandal. Paramount Plus offered few details about the series, other than that players will “explore the world of esports.”
But considering that american vandalThe run of two series delivered honestly inspired storylines about penis graffiti and a Turd burglar – somehow managed to set a new bar for the future of documentary storytelling – we’re ahead a treat.
Paramount Plus (formerly CBS All Access) has only had a handful of originals that evoked great fanfare. But given the cultural impact of american vandal – which made us seriously wonder, “Who’s fucking the dick?” – this series has the potential to become one of the service’s biggest comedy debuts since its launch.