Mayim Bialik-Jim Parson’s Louisville-Set Series ‘Call Me Kat’ Makes Donation To City’s Bail Fund
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EXCLUSIVE: The cast, crew, and producers of the new Fox comedy series Call Me Kat by Mayim Bialik and Jim Parsons in Louisville, KY, have joined forces to make a donation to the city's Community Bail Fund to help the to help recent protests arrested.
Protests against the death of Breonna Taylor, who lived in Louisville and was shot by the police who carried out a warrant-free warrant at her home, and George Floyd begin their 23rd day in the city and have resulted in several arrests.
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Louisville is the hometown of the series' author, Darlene Hunt.
"I stopped our upcoming Fox series in Louisville to honor my hometown," said Hunt. "Given the current events, the support of the Louisville Community Bail Fund seemed to be an important way to not only honor my hometown, but hopefully promote positive change as well."
Bialik added: “Since our show is taking place in a place that has been an integral part of the ongoing conversation about current events in our country, we wanted to start our season with a sign of family solidarity and support those who have legal and legal needs have financial support for events in and around Louisville. "
The show will be shot in the fall for a premiere in the off-season. Leslie Jordan, Julian Gant, Cheyenne Jackson, Swoosie Kurtz and Kyla Pratt also play the leading roles.
Call Me Kat was written by Hunt and is based on Miranda Hart's BBC series Miranda. The focus is on Kat (Bialik), a 39-year-old woman who fights society every day, and her mother Sheila (Kurtz) to prove that you CAN'T have everything you want - and still be happy. That's why she spent her savings opening a cat cafe in Louisville, KY.
Hunt Executive produces with Bialik, Parsons and Todd Spiewak for That's Wonderful Productions, Angie Stephenson for BBC Studios, Hart and McCarthy-Miller. Eric Norsoph produces for That's Wonderful together with Mackenzie Gabriel-Vaught for Bialik's Sad Clown Productions. That's Wonderful, Sad Clown and BBC Studios produce together with Warner Bros. TV and Fox Entertainment.
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