Another Israeli TV Series is Coming to the U.S.

Those kibbutzes are bastions of creativity, we’re telling you. Or maybe it’s the co-ed army:

Fox Buys Male Buddy Comedy Based On Israeli Format With John Wells Producing – by Nellie Andreeva

Fox has bought Hard-Up, a single-camera comedy project executive produced by John Wells . Based on the Israeli series Asfur, created by Hanan Savyon and Guy Amir, Hard Up is a comedy about four twentysomething, cash-strapped close friends willing to do anything for each other — especially if it means breaking the rules as they fight against the odds to keep their home in a gentrifying neighborhood.

The Fox version, which has received a script commitment, will be written by Etan Frankel (Shameless)…. John Wells Prods and Warner Bros TV are producing. Savyon and Amir are repped by ADD’s Hadas Mozes.

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Hey, it’s no HOMELAND, but what is? (Gotta wonder how many people who love HOMELAND know it’s based on an Israeli series…and if they’d still watch once they did know. Or is anti-semitism just a myth, like the Holocaust?)