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HBO Passes on Lorne Michaels Comedy Pilot Starring Sarah Silverman

HBO Passes on Lorne Michaels Comedy Pilot Starring Sarah Silverman

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HBO won’t be producing a pilot connected to two of the biggest comedy names in Hollywood–Saturday Night Live mastermind Lorne Michaels and Bridesmaids director Paul Feig.

People in New Jersey was to star Topher Grace and Sarah Silverman as siblings living in the Garden State.

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The loss should be familiar to Silverman. She flirted with a situation comedy with NBC in 2012 but that project, too, collapsed, after what Deadline.com reported was weak testing scores.

Silverman routinely promotes pro-abortion causes in her work and, this week, released a video in which Jesus Christ came out in favor of abortion.


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