‘Schitt’s Creek’ Creator Dan Levy Signs Netflix TV and Film Deal

Dan Levy

The last few years have been good to Dan Levy, the creator and star of Schitt’s Creek. After an impressive sweep at the 2020 Emmys, Schitt’s Creek became the first comedy to win every major award. So what’s next for Dan Levy? He’s just signed a new deal with Netflix.

The Netflix Deal

So here’s what we know about the deal. It will cover both movies and TV series. And the TV portion will begin in July of next year. As Levy’s three-year overall deal with ABC Signature needs to come to an end first.

The film portion of the deal will have him starting work immediately on an untitled romantic comedy. For this project, he’ll star, write, produce and direct. Alongside Levy will be Stacey Snider and Kate Fenske of Sister, the independent production and development company founded by  Elisabeth Murdoch, Stacey Snider, and Jane Featherstone.

“Netflix offered Schitt’s Creek a second home at just the right time and opened the doors to a whole new audience for us,” Dan Levy said, commenting on the new Netflix deal. “Watching the show thrive there has only enhanced my excitement about continuing to tell specific, meaningful stories with them in both tv and feature film. A full circle moment.”

Netflix’s head of Global Film, Scott Stuber, and Head of Global Series, together praised Levy’s work, saying, “Dan Levy is an incredible all-around creative talent, who thoughtfully approaches every story with a meaningful perspective. His work on ‘Schitt’s Creek’ charmed audiences around the world and we’re thrilled to partner and create new films and shows with Dan.”

No additional details are available at this time in regards to the new projects. But it’s safe to say, if Dan Levy is behind it, Schitt’s Creeks fans will be happy! We’ll keep you posted as additional details surface.

Excited to see more from Dan Levy?

Are you excited to see more content from Dan Levy? Did you fall in love with Schitt’s Creek? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below!

Photo credit: Kathy Hutchins

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  1. Yes! I have not even finished watching all of the ‘Schitt’s Creek’ episodes yet but they are hysterical! He definitely struck gold with it and can see why a major company such as Netflix wanted to sign him on.

  2. I am a big Schitt’s Creek fan, so I’m looking forward to watching any comedy film, or television series Dan Levy creates (writes, stars in, directs, and/or produces). So far, I have only seen Dan Levy act as a specific type of character, so I’m curious to see what else can do.

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