Our dead pilot this month is The Prince by Mehar Sethi (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Bojack Horseman). When Dave Whitney, a ruthless corporate fixer in Texas, is passed over for a promotion in his family’s oil business, he decides to take the whole company down. Mehar describes it as “What if Karl Rove worked for Greenpeace?”
We had a great cast for this one including Glenn Howerton as Dave Whitney, Brad Neely as Charles Whitney, Mamie Gummer as Molly, Scott MacArthur as State Senator/Roger/Redneck Store Clerk/Bobby/Gifford, Lizzie Peet as Aunt Alice, Roberta Valderrama as Margarita, Ginger Gonzaga as Zodiac Waitress/Assistant/Housewife/Local/Hostess, Gary Anthony Williams as Carl Fisher/Rival Oil Exec, Elizabeth Ho as Rhea, Mike Kosinski as Oscar, Tay Strathairn as Liam Lenox/Steakhouse Waiter, Sunkrish Bala as Ravi Daptik/Rival Oil Exec/Colleague/City Official/Actor, Mike Kosinski as Cody, and Andrew Reich with stage directions. After the table read, listen to Andrew’s interview with Mehar regarding his dead pilot!
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In this episode...
- Glenn Howerton as Dave Whitney
- Ginger Gonzaga as Zodiac Waitress/Assistant/Housewife/Local/Hostess
- Brad Neely as Charles Whitney
- Mamie Gummer as Molly
- Scott MacArthur as State Senator/Roger/Redneck Store Clerk/Bobby/Gifford
- Gary Anthony Williams as Carl Fisher/Rival Oil Exec
- Elizabeth Ho as Rhea
- Roberta Valderrama as Margarita
- Mike Kosinski as Oscar/Cody
- Tay Strathairn as Liam Lenox/Steakhouse Waiter
- Sunkrish Bala as Ravi Daptik/Rival Oil Exec/Colleague/City Official/Actor
- Lizzie Peet as Aunt Alice
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In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).
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