John Stamos, who is also known as Blackie Parrish on “General Hospital,” will star on a Disney+ series called “Big Shot.” In the show, Stamos will take on the role of a college basketball coach who, after getting fired, teaches and coaches at an all-girls private high school.
General Hospital News – Disney+ 10-episode Dramedy
The dramedy is composed of 10 episodes, which are written and executive produced by David E. Kelley, who is known for his works on “Mr. Mercedes,” and “Big Little Lies.” Dean Lorey is also an executive producer, who is also responsible for “iZombie and Powerless.”
Brad Garrett of “Single Parents,” who is also an executive producer, came up with the idea for the show and he pitched it to Kelly. The show’s first episode will be directed by Bill D’Elia of “Grand Hotel” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”
This is not D’Elia, Lorey, and Kelley’s first project together. They previously worked together on Kelley’s comedy series called “The Crazy Ones,” which starred Sarah Michelle Gellar and Robin Williams.
GH News – Upcoming Launch of Disney+ Streaming Service
There is no premiere date for the show yet. However, the launch of the Disney+ streaming service is scheduled on November 12.
Senior Vice President of Content, Agnes Chu had something to say about Stamos’ casting.
“John is absolutely perfect for this role and we are thrilled that he’ll bring his incredible talent and heart to this project,” he said.
“Disney has long been known for our aspirational sports stories, and we are so proud to be working with David and Dean on a relatable series that both inspires and entertains. It’s a great fit for Disney+,” he added.
— John Stamos (@JohnStamos) October 31, 2019
General Hospital News – Stamos’ Other Projects
Viewers will also see Stamos as Chef Louis in The Wonderful World of Disney’s musical event called “The Little Mermaid Live!” He also had a recent project with Netflix where he starred in and produced “Fuller House,” which is the reboot of the classic TV show “Full House.”
He also appeared in Netflix’s “You,” where he played as the therapist who’s treating Guinevere Buck (Elizabeth Lail), the object of obessions of Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley). Viewers may also have spotted him in season two of Ryan Murphy’s “Scream Queens.”
GH News – Stamos TV Credits
The two-time Emmy nominee also appeared on “ER,” “Necessary Roughness,” “Galavant,” “Entourage,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Law and Order: SVU,” and “Grandfathered.”
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