Syfy partners with 'Lex Luthor' for new comedy script

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Patrick Lee
Dec 14, 2012

Syfy announced that it has ordered a script for a comedy pilot show created and co-starring Smallville's Lex Luthor, Michael Rosenbaum.

Below is the official announcement.

SYFY COMMISSIONS SCRIPT FOR JONATHAN SILVERMAN COMEDY PILOT FROM SONY AND HAPPY MADISON PRODUCTIONS

CREATED BY MICHAEL ROSENBAUM, WHO WILL CO-STAR

New York, New York - March 26, 2010 - Syfy today announced it has commissioned a script for a half hour comedy pilot starring Jonathan Silverman (Weekend at Bernie's) from Sony and Happy Madison Productions. Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville), who created the show, will co-star.

The single camera program follows the lives of two friends, former actors on a popular science-fiction show, who have hit rock bottom and must work together to get their lives back on track.

Happy Madison and Doug Robinson will serve as executive producers along with Adam Goldberg, Rose and Bomb Productions, and Untitled Entertainment.

Silverman is known for his roles in the TV series Gimme a Break!, as well as in the films Brighton Beach Memoirs, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Caddyshack II, Little Big League, Weekend at Bernie's and its sequel.

Most recently, Michael Rosenbaum portrayed Lex Luthor on Smallville.

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