Sharon Horgan to Star in Apple's New Comedy Series


| LAST UPDATE 09/22/2021

By Molly Houghton
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Get ready because Sharon Horgan is bringing her endless talent to Apple TV with a brand new show. That's right - the writer of the hit comedy series Motherland, Divorce, and Catastrophe has teamed up with the award-winning streaming service for a dark comedy project.

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The newly-announced show, which has been approved for ten episodes, will center around the Garvey sisters. The siblings share a special bond stemming from their parents' untimely death and a vow to protect each other. And triple-threat Sharon Horgan is set to co-write, executive produce, and act in the upcoming series.

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"I still feel like I've got stuff to say," the talented icon told Vanity Fair of her latest work. "I feel like I've got better at figuring out what that is, and not necessarily from the 'what will sell' point of view, but in a 'what's going to drive me as a writer or creator of shows' [way]." And while Sharon said she has no way of knowing whether the show will definitely be a hit, it's all about trusting the process.

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"If you trust that you have good taste, if you trust that you kind of know what you make is true to that sort of point of view and vision - then that, then I think you can feel pretty solid, you know?" Horgan explained. But sometimes it's easier to talk the talk rather than walk the walk - Sharon admitted even a dark comedy genius like herself has self-doubt creep in when working on something new.

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"Every single job I do... about a couple of weeks in, I'm sort of trying to figure out a different career path," the writer confessed. "You always think you're gonna leave the business, 'cause you always think you're f***ing it up, and you just start looking for an emergency exit." We'll count our lucky stars that Sharon hasn't actually given up yet.

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And the new Apple series isn't the only thing coming from Sharon in the near future. She's been hard at work filming Shining Vale with Courtney Cox and Greg Kinnear, and adapting Kate Folk's short story Out There for a new project. "I [also] have a show in me that's percolating away, bubbling down in my gut, [that's] to do with, I guess, the stage I'm at in my life right now," Horgan shared. It sounds like we've got plenty to look forward to.