Man-Size (man_size) wrote,

Jonathan Ames' BORED TO DEATH picked up by HBO

"The Jonathan Ames-penned "Bored" centers on Jonathan (Schwartzman), a struggling thirtysomething Brooklyn writer with a drinking problem who, after a painful breakup with his girlfriend, decides to emulate his heroes from the novels of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. He takes out an ad pretending to be a private detective and starts taking cases -- solving some and making others worse.

Ames, a novelist who landed his first TV series with "Bored," called the genre of the show "noirotic -- a mix of noir and neuroses."

He exec produced the pilot, directed by Alan Taylor and co-starring Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis, along w

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