The company you keep received a series order from ABC, reports Variety. Upcoming Drama Stars Milo Ventimiglia as Charlie, a con man who finds himself on a collision course with CIA undercover agent Emma, played by Catherine Haena Kim. The show was ordered to pilot for the 2022 pilot season slate and is set to debut in 2023. Although The company you keep was the last sophomore driver to know his future, expectations for the pickup were high. The company you keep is adapted from the 2019 hit Korean series My fellow citizens.
The company you keepThe official synopsis reads:
“A night of passion leads to romance between con-man Charlie (Ventimiglia) and CIA undercover agent Emma, who is unknowingly on a career collision course. ‘family business’ so he can get away with it for good, Emma closes in on the vengeful criminal who holds Charlie’s family debts – forcing them to heed the lies they’ve told so they can save themselves themselves and their families from disastrous consequences.
The company you keep will also star William Fichtner, Tim Chiou, Freda Foh Shen, James Saito, Sarah Wayne Callies, Felisha Terrell and Polly Draper. Julia Cohen and Phil Klemmer serve as showrunners and executive producers. Cohen wrote the pilot episode, which was directed and produced by Ben Younger. Ventimiglia and Russ Cundiff are also executive producers under their DiVide Pictures banner, alongside Electric Somewhere’s Jon M. Chu and Caitlin Foito, Todd Harthan and Lindsay Goffman. Deanna Harris of DiVide Pictures is producing. The studio behind the project is 20th Television.
Prior to The company you keepthe order of the series, ABC recovered not dead yeta comedy series with Gina Rodriguez, The rookie: the Feds with Niecy Nash-Betts and Alaska Daily directed by Hilary Swank.
The career of Milo Ventimiglia
After small roles in television series including The prince of Bel-Air and Sabrina, the teenage witchVentimiglia rose to fame for his portrayal of Jess Mariano in the cult classic Gilmore Girls. From 2006, he played the role of Peter Petrelli on heroes. In 2016, he appeared in the four-episode sequel to Gilmore Girls Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.Most recently, he starred in the Emmy Award-winning drama It’s us as patriarch of the Jack Pearson family. The hit series ended in May after six seasons.
Ventimiglia reunited with Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino on the fourth season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, where he played a character nicknamed “Handsome Man.” He will reprise this role for the fifth and final season of the Amazon series.
Ventimiglia film credits include Rocky Balboa, Creed II, That’s My Boy, Devil’s Gate and The art of racing in the rain.