Benito Skinner, higher referred to as comic Benny Drama, is heading to Amazon.
The social media favourite has bought Overcompensating to the streamer and retail big and is connected to star within the scripted comedy.
The venture, which is in growth, is being produced by A24 and revolves round an Idaho soccer participant named Benny as he struggles to just accept his sexuality in school, discovering himself overcompensating as he tries to persuade himself of one thing he’s not. The ensemble comedy is described as poignant, private and deeply humorous and can discover experiences folks have figuring themselves out, together with the assorted personalities one tries out and the journey to search out individuals who settle for you simply as you’re.
Skinner penned the script and is government producing alongside Jonah Hill and his Strong Baby manufacturing firm. Scott King (Amazon’s Harlem), has been tapped to exec produce and function showrunner ought to Overcompensating transfer to sequence. Charli XCX will deal with the music for the sequence and exec produce.
Skinner has carved out a following of thousands and thousands on YouTube, TikTok and Instagram, the place he’s recognized for his celeb impressions, skits and unique characters. He’s repped by WME.