May 5, 2012
Hollywood Reporter reports that FOX has picked up Mindy Kaling’s comedy:
The Office’s Mindy Kaling stars as a young Bridget Jones-type doctor as she tries to navigate her personal and professional life in her untitled project. Kaling will depart the NBC staple to focus on writing, executive producing and starring in the comedy, a passion project for the actress. The Office’s Howard Klein will executive produce alongside Kaling and her now-former co-star, BJ Novak, who served as an EP on the pilot. Ed Weeks, Chris Messina, Anna Camp, Zoe Jarmon and Dana DeLorenzo co-star, while Bill Hader, Ed Helms and Richard Schiff will guest star in the pilot.
Source: Hollywood Reporter
April 1, 2012
In the April 25 Funny or Die chat with Ed Helms, Ed mentions that not only did he appear in the ‘Mindy’ pilot, but that B.J. Novak served as executive producer.
March 21, 2012
Entertainment Weekly reports that The Office’s Ed Helms will appear in Mindy’s comedy pilot:
Kaling’s The Office co-star Ed Helms is in the show as a potential love interest. He’ll play Dennis, a Wall Street analyst who goes on a blind date with Kaling’s character Mira.
January 30, 2012
From The Hollywood Reporter:
[FOX] has officially picked up to pilot an untitled comedy from The Office’s Kaling that would star the writer-actress as a young Bridget Jones-type doctor trying to navigate both her personal and professional lives.
The project, which hails from Universal TV, would be written and executive produced by Kaling…