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Rosamund Pike, Chris O'Dowd to star in comedy sitcom

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Actors and are set to feature in "State of the Union," a short-form comedy series from

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series follows a couple who are undergoing marital therapy.

The series will have 10 episodes, with each episode being 10 minutes in length.

Stephen Frears, known for "A Very English Scandal," will direct all the episodes written by The two will also executive produce the show.

The series will be produced by for TV.

"I am so pleased to be working again with Stephen, and Chris," said famous

"I first met Stephen when he directed 'High Fidelity', when she revealed her wonderful comic talent in 'An Education,' and Chris when he made the forthcoming 'Juliet, Naked,' and I think they will make a tremendous team. 'State of the Union' is an unusual project, so it's all the more gratifying that we have managed to attract talent of this magnitude," he added.

The series will be shot in this summer.

"is thrilled to partner with our good friends at on this shortform original production," said TV's GM,

"We are fortunate to have a dream team in front of and behind the camera to bring to life Nick's intimate, entertaining and relatable story of a modern marriage to life," he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 13:20 IST