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Abbi Jacobson, Whitney Peak & Susie Essman To Star In ‘Massive Envelopes’ – Deadline


EXCLUSIVE: Abbi Jacobson, Whitney Peak and Susie Essman are among the many forged for Audible’s new scripted comedy podcast collection about faculty admissions.

The trio are starring in Massive Envelopes, which was created by Aaron Eisenberg and Will Eisenberg and produced by Treefort Media.

A League of Their Personal star Jacobson, Gossip Lady star Peak and Curb Your Enthusiasm star Essman shall be joined by Judy Greer (Archer), Timothy Simons (Veep), Aaron Taylor Jennings (Grand Crew), and The Sklar Brothers (Dumb Individuals City) within the comedy collection.

Launching on December 14, the collection is a satire that offers listeners a  peek behind the ivy curtain of the juggernaut $10B faculty admissions business.

Aaron and Will Eisenberg (Credit score: Mac Fisken)

It was: Make good grades, get good SAT scores, write a great essay, and also you had been in your method to a great faculty. Now? Kiss that world goodbye. Benefit isn’t a positive factor. Connections are every thing. And cash talks—so much. 

Enter Kelly Pritzker (Jacobson), a shrewd, New Jersey-based faculty “guide” who isn’t above faking athletic profiles, seducing directors, greasing palms, and juicing GPAs. On the subject of getting the underqualified and uber-privileged into the Ivy League, Kelly’s the closest factor you’ll discover to a assure… when you can afford her, that’s. 

However after an admissions scandal breaks on the West Coast, nameless letters begin showing in Kelly’s mailbox, threatening to take down her whole operation. And when a mysterious teenager, Hadley (Peak), reveals up at her door, a revelation about each of their pasts begins to upend Kelly’s current.

The six-episode collection was written by WGA-award nominated workforce Aaron Eisenberg & Will Eisenberg, who additionally direct. Massive Envelopes is produced by Treefort Media, and government produced by the Eisenbergs, Jacobson, and Aaron Brown.

Massive Envelopes is the Eisenbergs’ first audio collection and reunites them with Greer, who starred in Good Boy, which they wrote for Blumhouse Tv’s horror collection Into the Darkish. Their credit additionally embody the horror-comedy Cursed Associates, which premiered on Comedy Central in 2022.

“We’re honored to deliver the wit of the Eisenberg brothers to life by way of these characters,” mentioned Kelly Garner, CEO and Founding father of Treefort Media. “We’re assured that listeners shall be as drawn into these laugh-out loud situations as we had been.”

The Eisenbergs are repped by Avalon Administration, CAA, and lawyer Derek Kroeger. Jacobson is repped by UTA.  Essman is represented by Buchwald. Greer is represented by CAA, Artists First, and Felker, Toczek, Suddleson, Abramson, Mcginnis, Ryan LLP.  Simons is represented by UTA. Jennings is represented by Progressive Artists. The Sklar Brothers are represented by Artists First. Treefort Media is represented by CAA. Peak is repped at CAA, Cover Media Companions, Play Administration, and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. 

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