This Is Us star strains up subsequent TV present after ultimate season
This Is Us star Milo Ventimiglia will likely be heading into the world of sports activities following his ultimate season as Jack Pearson, as he has been confirmed to be engaged on a brand new TV present for NBC.
The Hollywood Reporter writes that Ventimiglia and his DiVide Footage manufacturing firm are engaged on new sports activities drama sequence Hometown Saints for the community, with twentieth Tv producing.
Hometown Saints will deal with a retired hockey participant named Billy Riedell, who struggles to work out who he’s after his skilled profession ends. Billy winds up again in his Minnesota hometown, the place hockey is a beloved sport, and reluctantly begins teaching a women’ highschool hockey staff.
Ventimiglia shouldn’t be considered in line for an appearing position on the present, though he’ll govt produce alongside his DiVide accomplice Russ Cundiff.
Additionally govt producing and writing the script are Grainne Godfree, who has labored on the Arrowverse, and Derek Elliott, who has written for animated film Scoob.
No casting particulars have but been introduced for Hometown Saints.
Ventimiglia can at the moment be seen within the sixth and ultimate season of emotional household drama This Is Us, and sadly for followers, it appears like this actually would be the ultimate time that we see the prolonged Pearson clan, as the concept of a spin-off has already been shot down by creator Dan Fogelman.
“As soon as you’ve got seen the completion of season 6, the tales of those characters are instructed,” he stated. “So there is no such thing as a actual spin-off since you sort of know the whole lot. Is there one other play for the present?
“I assume you’d by no means say by no means, however I do not see it. It is private to me, and I do not see myself choosing this factor again up.”
This Is Us airs its ultimate season on Tuesdays at 9/8c on NBC, and will also be streamed on Hulu. Viewers within the UK can watch each Thursday through Amazon Prime Video or Disney+.