Vanessa Williams Roped In For Fox Pilot Titled Fantasy Life
Vanessa Williams is all set to star in Fox’s multi-camera/hybrid pilot ‘ Fantasy Life ‘ opposite Kevin Connolly, it has been revealed.
The pilot penned by Tim McAuliffe is based on one of U.S.’ top fantasy experts, ESPN’s Matthew Berr, Deadline.com reported.
The plot revolves around when a hard-working guy, Mitch (Connolly) lands his ultimate dream job hosting a fantasy football show, he’s forced to navigate office politics while becoming the star he never thought he could be. Ugly Betty and Desperate Housewives alumna Williams will play Terry, the bold, pragmatic, unapologetically caustic and apologetically compassionate SVP of Programming at a major sports network, and Mitch’s (Connolly) new boss.
Connolly is executive producing the pilot alongside McAuliffe and 3 Arts’ Michael Rotenberg, Jonathan Berry, Greg Walter and Troy Zien.