In the teaser for Reboot — Steve Levitan’s upcoming show-within-a-show comedy for Hulu — a writer character played by Paul Reiser is surprised to see how many persons of color populate the writers room for a rebooted sitcom.
Among other things he questions is whether there are any “Eskimos” on staff.How Hollywood grapples with changing norms and increased inclusivity is just one topic Levitan hopes to address in his new meta comedy premiering Sept.
20. The single-camera laugher, which also stars Keegan-Michael Key, Johnny Knoxville, Judy Greer, Rachel Blood, Calum Worthy and Krista Marie Yu, follows Hulu (yes, Hulu) as it reboots a family comedy from the 2000s.
Actors from the original return to reprise their roles.“I know a lot of people in comedy think the pendulum has swung too far, being politically correct and woke and all that,” Levitan told reporters today at the Television Critics Tour. “We are all so afraid, people are so ready to cancel somebody with one perceived misstep.Read more on deadline.com