Schmigadoon! First Look: Cecily Robust, Keegan-Michael Key Discover a Magical Metropolis on Apple TV + Musical Comedy
Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key are amazed by the sound of the music in the first photo of Schmigadoon !, an upcoming Apple TV + musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, director of Saturday Night Live.
Strong (SNL) and Key (Friends From College) star as “a backpacking couple looking to reinvigorate their relationship as they discover a magical city where everyone acts like they’re in a musical 1940s “official summary. “They then discover that they cannot leave until they find ‘true love’.”
As a parody of legendary musicals, the series has put together a cast of talent from television and theater, including Tony winners Alan Cumming (The Good Woman, Cabaret), Kristin Chenoweth (Wicked, Pushing Daisies) and Jane Krakowski (30 Rock, Nine) ). The ensemble is rounded off by Aaron Tveit (Graceland, Grease: Live), Dove Cameron (descendants, Hairspray Live!), Tony nominees Ariana DeBose (Hamilton), Fred Armisen (SNL), Jaime Camil (Jane the Virgin) and Ann Harada (Avenue Q).
Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio from the Despicable Me film franchise co-created the series. Paul acts as the showrunner and wrote all of the original music, while Barry Sonnenfeld (Pushing Daisies) directs and is executive producer.
The first season with six episodes will premiere this summer. This was announced in conjunction with the Television Critics Association’s show’s virtual winter press tour panel on Friday.
Check out the photo above and click on the comments to let us know if the premise is music to your ears!