For years, Julianne Hough has been most often called each a dancer and decide on Dancing With The Stars, however now she’s stepping out from actuality TV in hopes of being a star of her personal present. Hough simply signed on to star in a single-camera comedy pilot that, if it goes nicely, might turn into a sequence at Fox. Hough has managed to wow judges prior to now together with her dancing, can she do the identical with executives together with her pilot One Hit Wendy?
Variety studies One Hit Wendy‘s pilot will put Julianne Hough within the title character. Because the title may indicate, Wendy was a “one-hit marvel” musical artist who peaked at age 18. Now older, Wendy will try to information her niece Jordan via the music business, and attempt to forestall her from making errors she made when she was a star. Along with starring, Hough additionally joins the pilot as an govt producer alongside Lesley Wake Webster, who wrote the mission. Wake Webster’s former writing credit for Fox embrace New Woman and American Dad, and she or he additionally written for different comedies throughout community tv such because the CBS sequence Life In Items.
If it will get picked up, One Hit Wendy would make for the third scripted sequence Fox is airing that facilities world wide of music. The community is already dwelling to Empire and Star, which have crossed over with one another prior to now. Creator of the 2 Lee Daniels would not have a hand within the manufacturing of One Hit Wendy, so its unknown if the present will ever discover itself crossing paths with the opposite two ought to it get a sequence order.
Ought to One Hit Wendy get a sequence order from Fox, it is going to be Hough’s first starring position on a tv program since she performed the a part of Sandy Younger in Grease Dwell! in 2016. Past that, Hough’s had some expertise with scripted tv as a visitor star on Speechless, though a bulk of her scripted performing stints have been on the planet of movie. Amongst different roles, Hough has starred within the 2011 reboot of Footloose, played an extra in Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone, and is at present part of the body-building movie Larger.
One Hit Wendy simply has a pilot order for now from Fox, so no launch date for it’s coming (if in any respect) anytime quickly. Julianne Hough lately introduced she is going to return as a guest judge on Dancing With The Stars within the Season 25 finals November 20 at eight p.m. ET on ABC. Verify that out, and go to our fall premiere guide for an inventory of different reveals to observe. People may try our midseason premiere guide for a glance forward at TV in 2018, or our cancellation guide for a have a look at reveals which have been canceled in 2017.