Mrc Television today announced they will produce and develop the limited television series, The Shrink Next Door, based on the #1 new podcast of 2019 by Wondery and Bloomberg Media.
Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd, who are reteaming on screen for the first time since Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, will appear in the series as the patient and therapist, respectively.
Michael Showalter is attached to direct and Georgia Pritchett will pen the script.
Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum and Brittney Segal will executive produce for Gloria Sanchez Productions. Rudd and Pritchett will also serve as executive producers.
Based on the acclaimed Wondery and Bloomberg Media podcast and inspired by true events, The Shrink Next Door is a dark comedy following the bizarre relationship between psychiatrist to the stars Dr. Isaac “Ike” Herschkopf played by Paul Rudd, and his longtime patient Martin “Marty” Markowitz,