Phoebe Waller-Bridge is producing the Prime Video adaptation of Sign Here

The series will feature a low-ranking employee of Hell and his quest for promotion.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge will produce a serial adaptation Claudia Luxa demonic debut novel Sign here for Amazon Studios. The darkly comic series will explore the bureaucracy of hell. Waller-Bridge will executive produce the project for Amazon, as part of his development deal with the streamer, according to a Variety report; it recently renewed that contract.

The novel revolves around Peyote Trip, a low-level employee in a bureaucratic hell where “none of the pens work, the coffee machine hasn’t worked in a century, and the only drink on offer is Jägermeister.” An employee of the affairs department on the fifth floor, he plans to earn himself a big promotion after a thousand years of slavery, but to do so he must enlist the help of his colleague Calamity to get a member of the rich and dysfunctional Harrison. family to sell their soul. The action takes place in the summer house of the Harrisons, where secrets are revealed, and neither Hell nor Earth is quite what it seems. Sign here It is Lux’s debut novel and was well-received upon its release last October.

Waller-Bridge is a British actor and screenwriter. She had small roles Albert Nobbs and The Iron Ladybut she first came to public attention by writing and acting in a one-woman play Bed, which she later adapted into a highly successful TV series, earning six Emmys during its two-season run. She wrote and produced the first season of Showtime Killing Eveand produced short-lived Domhnall Gleeson/Merritt Weaver series Jogging for HBO. She is also a co-author No time to die, Daniel Craiglast outing as James Bond. Star Wars fans can also remember her unforgettable appearance in Solo: A Star Wars Storyplaying droid L3-37 Lando Calrissian.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Fleabag
Image via BBC Studios

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Waller-Bridge can next be seen adventuring alongside him Harrison Ford in this year’s Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny and will star in a fantasy comedy IF with Ryan Reynolds and John Krasinski. She was also set to star in Amazon’s series based on Mr. and Mrs. Smith with Donald Glover but left the project due to creative differences. She also has another series in development at Amazon, the details of which remain a mystery.

Waller-Bridge and her frequent producing partner Jenny Robbins will executive produce Sign here via Wells Street Films. Author Lux will be co-writer and executive producer.

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