‘Unhealthy Sisters’ Star Boards Hulu Comedy ‘Obituary’ – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Unhealthy Sisters star Michael Smiley has boarded Hulu darkish comedy Obituary, because the present units the remainder of its forged and enters principal pictures in Eire.

Smiley will play lead Elvira Clancy’s (Siobhán Cullen) protecting and troubled father Ward Clancy within the APC/Magamedia-produced six-parter that was first revealed by Deadline late final yr.

Smiley, whose previous credit embody the BBC’s Bloodlands and who performed well-meaning-but-troubled-neighbor Roger Muldoon in Sharon Horgan’s Apple TV+ hit Unhealthy Sisters, is joined by Ronan Raftery (The Rook), Danielle Galligan (Shadow and Bone) and David Ganly (Moon Knight) because the present rounds out forged and enters principal pictures in County Donegal.

Obituary, which has been pre-bought by Irish community RTÉ, follows an unpaid obituarist working at a small city newspaper. When she ‘by accident’ kills a nasty piece of labor within the city, she discovers she might need an untapped bloodlust and begins relishing utilizing artful strategies to kill off the city’s disagreeable residents.

Ray Lawlor is author, John Hayes is director and Neil Inexperienced is producing. APC Studios’ Laurent Boissel and Magamedia’s Paddy Hayes are govt producers of the collection, which can premiere on Hulu within the U.S. later this yr. Obituary is produced in affiliation with Fís Éireann/ Display screen Eire, BAI and The Wrap Fund.

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