Washington: Hollywood actress Christina Applegate is set to star in an upcoming Netflix dark comedy series.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’ actor will star in dark comedy series ‘Dead to Me’.
This is a 10-episode series, with each episode to run for half an hour.
The story revolves around a powerful friendship that blooms between a widow, Jen (Applegate), and a free spirit with a dangerous secret.
Applegate’s character is that of a poised woman with a dark sense of humour and anger management issues, which she doesn’t want to deal with every time.
She’s been struggling to keep it together in the months since her husband was killed in a hit-and-run accident.
Written by Liz Feldman, ‘Dead to Me’ will see Will Ferrel, Adam McKay reunite with Applegate as the executive producers for this series.
Filming of the series will start in Los Angeles this autumn season.
In the work front, the actress was recently seen in the ‘Bad Moms’ sequel movie- ‘Bad Moms Christmas’.