Deadline understands that the trio are creating Forgive and Forget for the Disney-owned community, a household comedy about Alzheimer’s.
The present, which comes from twentieth Tv, follows Ben Flemings, who, when his life-of-the-party father is identified with Alzheimer’s, is compelled to soak up the one man he’s labored his entire life to not change into.
Garcia-Cross will write with Shorr as showrunner. They are going to exec produce alongside Burrell through his Desert Whale Productions banner.
Garcia-Cross is a co-producer on Disney+’s reboot of The Santa Clause and beforehand labored on Punky Brewster for Peacock and Indebted for NBC. He was a member of the 2018 NBC Writers On The Verge Program.
Forgive and Neglect is impressed by his experiences of caring for a guardian with Alzheimer’s and the present hopes to destigmatize a illness afflicting thousands and thousands.
Shorr was most just lately a co-exec producer on Punky Brewster and was showrunner and exec producer of Disney+’s Diary of a Future President. Shorr additionally beforehand labored on Galavant, The Center and The Carmichael Present.
Burrell launched Desert Whale Productions in 2020 with an total deal at twentieth Tv. The corporate is specializing in creating and producing half-hour comedies from rising and underrepresented voices and beforehand developed Yours, Mine & Paul with Julia Meltzer at ABC.
Garcia-Cross is repped by APA, 3 Arts and lawyer Joe Weiner, Shorr is repped by Verve, 3 Arts and Bruce Gellman and Burrell is repped by CAA and Stone, Genow, Smelkinson, Binder & Christopher.