Dakota Johnson is set to star in amazon Studios Comedy Series “Rodeo Queens”. She will also executive produce the mockumentary-style comedy which Amazon Studios nabbed in a competitive situation from Platform One Media (a Boat Rocker Company) in association with TeaTime Pictures. The series is currently in works at Amazon.
“Rodeo Queens,” follows an ensemble of Rodeo Queen hopefuls as they compete for the coveted crown. A writers’ room for the series will open soon, with a full series order expected.
Christy Hall, the co-creator and executive producer of Netflix’s I Am Not Okay With This, created the series and will serve as showrunner. Portlandia co-creator Carrie Brownstein will executive produce and direct. Ro Donnelly and Elisa Ellis will also executive produce along with Johnson. Amazon Studios will produce along with Platform One Media in association with Johnson and Donnelly’s TeaTime Pictures. TeaTime Pictures is currently under a first-look deal at Platform One Media.
The show would mark a return to TV for Johnson, who previously starred on the Fox comedy series “Ben and Kate.” Beyond that, Johnson is best known for her film roles, including starring in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” franchise. Her other roles include recent projects like “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” “Bad Times at the El Royale,” and “Black Mass.”
Dakota Johnson was recently seen alongside Tracee Ellis Ross in "The High Note" and will be seen in updcoming drama film "The Friend", opposite Jason Segel and Casey Affleck. She recently signed on to join Florence Pugh, Shia LaBeouf, Chris Pine, and Olivia Wilde in New Line’s Don’t Worry, Darling, which Wilde is also directing, as well as Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut The Lost Daughter, with Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, and Peter Sarsgaard. She’s repped by Untitled Entertainment and WME.
Christy Hall is repped by LBI Entertainment and Morris Yorn. Brownstein is repped by UTA and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.
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