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Stephanie Hsu, Zosia Mamet, Michael Angarano, and Tommy Martinez Set To Star in Peacock's Upcoming Comedy Series LAID

The streaming comedy is about the mysterious deaths of a woman's former partners, which forces her to retrace her sexual past. 

By Elisabeth Ford
A split of Stephanie Hsu and Zosia Mamet

Peacock’s upcoming comedy series LAID will feature a whole lineup of stars ready to back Stephanie Hsu’s offbeat character in this new “f**cked up rom-com.”

The streamer announced in January that it had given a greenlight to LAID, written and executive produced by Nahnatchka Khan and Sally Bradford McKenna.

Khan is responsible for TV hits including NBC’s Young Rock and ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat, as well as films like Totally Killer and Always Be My Maybe. McKenna's credits include executive producing the comedy Son of Zorn.

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The comedy will star Everything Everywhere All at Once’s Stephanie Hsu in the lead role. She is also credited as executive producer. Hsu will be joined by some unreal comedic talent, like Zosia Mamet, who has proven herself a riot on screen as her roles in Girls and The Flight Attendant attest.

A split of Michael Angarano and Tommy Martinez

Mamet, along with Michael Angarano (Oppenheimer, This Is Us) and Tommy Martinez will join the show as series regulars. Mamet will play AJ, Angarano will play Richie, and Martinez will play Isaac.  

The series is based off the Australian television show with the same name. Created by Marieke Hardy and Kirsty Fisher and produced by Liz Watts, the show ran for two seasons from 2011-2012, for a total of 12 episodes. It starred Alison Bell, Celia Pacquola, Graeme Blundell and Abe Forsythe.

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The premise of the show is the same: according to a release from Peacock, "A woman finds out her former lovers are dying in unusual ways and must go back through her sex timeline to confront her past in order to move forward – LAID is a f**cked up rom-com where the answer to 'Why can’t I find love, is there something wrong with me?' is a resounding 'Yes. There is. The problem is definitely you.'" 

LAID is a product of Universal Television, a division of the Universal Studio Group. Along with Kahn, McKenna and Hsu, the show is also executive produced by John Davis and John Fox for Davis Entertainment; Jennifer Carreras for Fierce Baby; Marieke Hardy, Kirsty Fisher, and Liz Watts for Porchlight Films; and All3Media International

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