Hulu has tapped Up In The Air director Jason Reitman to produce a half-hour comedy series Casual, the OTT service said Thursday.
The series follows the story of a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister living under roof and raising a teenager. Reitman will serve as executive producer and direct the premiere episode of the series, which will debut on Hulu in 2015.
“Jason Reitman uniquely blends comedy and drama in a way that touches the human spirit,” said Craig Erwich, Senior Vice President and Head of Content for Hulu in a statement. “We are honored to work with him to bring the next distinctive voice, Zander Lehmann, to television.”