NBC Cancels Matthew Broderick Pilot, 'Beach Lane'
According to Deadline.com, Matthew Broderick's new show, 'Beach Lane', originally scheduled for NBC's Fall Season, has been cancelled. "Perfect Couples", a show following the relationships of three couples, is slated to replace the 'Beach Lane' pilot.
Before its recent cancellation, 'Beach Lane' planned to star Broderick as a celebrity author hired to help a millionaire run his Hamptons newspaper. According to the New York Daily News, the pilot was to be co-produced by Lorne Michaels, creator of "Saturday Night Live".
As a teen, Matthew Broderick rose to fame in the comedy, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off". Today he is best known for originating the role of Max Bialystock in THE PRODUCERS; with co-star Nathan Lane. Additionally, Lane and Broderick reprised their roles in the 2006 movie of the same name.