Tessa Thompson is teaming up with Hulu and Ken Druckerman and Banks Tarver of Left/Right to develop an untitled puzzle show inspired by conversation-driven shows like Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and Iconoclasts.
The project, which is currently in the early development stages, will bring together a pair of compelling public figures and thought leaders across various fields who may be acquainted — or who may be perfect strangers. Each episode will see the two figures meet and get a new sense of one another through conversation while working together to assemble a jigsaw puzzle.
Thompson will exec produce via her Viva Maude banner. The project falls outside of her recent overall deal with WarnerMedia-backed HBO and HBO Max.
Thompson exec produces alongside Ken Druckerman and Banks Tarver of Left/Right.