Looks like the virality of Joanne the Scammer is going to be taken to television!
In an interview on Janet Mock’s podcast, Branden Miller, the man behind the viral internet star, says that a show is being developed on Joanne.
Saying that they were trying to do a “sitcom” with “Netflix folks,” Miller went explained, “I can’t even speak that far ahead because I don’t even know. All I know is we start off with her being married to this rich white older guy…or maybe he’s not even older. And he drops her, so she’s trying to get to that place again of being Caucasian – whatever she thinks that is. Instagram gives you one minute of that, the show will give you the whole storyline.”
PAPER Magazine confirmed that the show, in fact, is being developed by Joe Mande and entertainment company Super Deluxe. Super Deluxe is owned by Turner Broadcasting Company. A Super Deluxe rep told PAPER, “We are currently working on the creative and will be taking it out to buyers and distribution partners soon.”
Would this be a success or is it a little bit too late for a Joanne show…or was there ever the market for one anyway? Or, will it debut to loads of success? Let us know in the comments!