Rebecca Drysdale


Joss Whedon-Produced Pippa Smith Not Moving Forward at Freeform

Joss Whedon-Produced "Pippa Smith" Not Moving Forward at Freeform

Created by Siobhan Thompson and Rebecca Drysdale and in development since 2018, the half-hour series would've introduced viewers to Pippa Smith, a 20-something who once played a former kid sleuth on television "as she deals with relationships, addiction and being too dang old for the detecting game." The series was set to have a combination[...]

The Tonight Show Head Writer Exits Over Too Many Donald Trump Jokes

The Tonight Show Head Writer Exits Over Too Many Donald Trump Jokes

While Jimmy Fallon might be staying on with NBC's The Tonight Show past the end of his 2021 contract, current head writer of the late-night talk show Rebecca Drysdale (Key & Peele, Baskets) is leaving the show after less than seven months The move comes the same week that saw showrunner Gavin Purcell exit, replaced[...]

Joss Whedon to EP Dark Comedy Series Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective for Freeform

Joss Whedon to EP Dark Comedy Series 'Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective' for Freeform

The project originates from creators Siobhan Thompson and Rebecca Drysdale; with Whedon and Drysdale serving as executive producers, and Thompson co-executive producing (based on exclusive Variety reporting).A Big Breakfast production, Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective follows Pippa Smith follows a 20-something who played a former kid sleuth on television, as she deals with relationships, addiction and being[...]