Paramount Plus orders new sequence Gamers from American Vandal creators


Paramount Plus has ordered a brand new documentary-style comedic sequence titled Gamers that can delve right into a fictional skilled League of Legends esports staff.

The sequence is co-created and govt produced by Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault, the comedic minds behind Netflix’s vital breakout American Vandal, which memorably gave us a pair of riveting — albeit disturbed — mysteries about fictional crimes involving dick vandalism and the mastermind behind an explosive diarrhea incident.

Gamers, additionally a mockumentary, will comply with an esports staff gunning for a championship after years of misfortune. The sequence will contain a conflict of egos between a 17-year-old rookie, the staff’s “prodigy,” and a veteran 27-year-old. What might probably go mistaken?

Yacenda, who directed FXX comedy sequence Dave, will direct Gamers. The sequence is being produced by CBS Studios in partnership with Humorous Or Die, which was hooked up to Netflix’s American Vandal. Paramount Plus provided sparse element in regards to the sequence past stating Gamers “will discover the world of esports.”

However on condition that American Vandal’s two-series run delivered frankly impressed plotlines about penis graffiti and a Turd Burglar — in some way managing to set a brand new bar for the way forward for documentary storytelling within the course of — we’re in for a deal with.

Paramount Plus (previously CBS All Entry) has solely had a handful of originals that drummed up any vital fanfare. However given the cultural impression of American Vandal — which managed to make us significantly ask ourselves, “Who dick the dicks?” — this sequence has the potential to be one of many service’s largest comedy debuts because it launched.