Saturday Night Live alum Sasheer Zamata has a new TV project in the works.

Zamata will join Sean Kleier (Odd Mom Out) to star in a multi-cam comedy pilot in the works at NBC titled So Close. Ordered at the network last month, the pilot is produced by Sean Hayes, directed by Gail Mancuso, and written by Greg Malins and centers on “hopeless romantics Riley and Kyle who are at a crossroads in their separate lives. The two are close to settling for the wrong partner, unaware that they live only blocks apart and may be each other’s soul mates.”

Zamata announced that she was departing from her role on Saturday Night Live May of 2017. Her roster of impersonations on the sketch comedy show included Michelle Obama, Rihanna and Solange Knowles. She has appeared on shows such as TBS’s People of Earth, Amazon’s Transparent, Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer and Netflix’s Bojack Horseman. Her own comedy special Sasheer Zamata: Pizza Mind debuted March 2017 on SeeSo. Her feature film work includes Sleight, Yoga Hosers and Deidra & Laney Rob a Train, and more.



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