13 September 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The prolific duo of Phil Lord and Chris Miller have sold a new comedy project to ABC with a significant penalty attached in a competitive situation, Variety has learned.

Currently titled “We Can Do Better,” the potential series would follow a soccer mom who must deal with her newly “woke” life in the south as a parent, wife, American citizen, and daughter of hardcore conservative parents.

Liz Cackowski wrote the script and will serve as executive producer. Lord and Miller will executive produce along with Seth Cohen, president of television for Lord Miller. Katie Newman will produce. 20th Century Fox TV, where Lord Miller is set up under an overall deal, will produce.

Lord, Miller, and Cackowski are repped by UTA and Ziffren Brittenham. Cackowski is also repped by 3 Arts.

This is Lord and Miller’s first project since they exited the untitled Han Solo standalone film due to creative differences with Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy. The »


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