'Friends' star Courteney Cox to headline Starz horror-comedy 'Shining Vale'

ANI Washington DC, USA Feb 29, 2020, 06.24 PM(IST)

Monica Geller (Courteney Cox) Photograph:( AFP )

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The half-hour horror-comedy show is executive produced by Horgan and Clelia Mountford. 

American actor Courteney Cox has been tapped as the lead in Starz's horror-comedy pilot 'Shining Vale'. The pilot reunites her with creator Jeff Astrof, who worked on 'Friends' in its early seasons.

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"As Starz continues to expand its slate of original comedy series, we are incredibly proud to bring a talented actress such as Courteney Cox to the network to topline Shining Vale. Her previous success in the genre combined with her well-honed comedic chops make her the ideal actor to bring Pat to life," said Jeffrey Hirsch, president and CEO of Starz.  

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According to The news agency, Courteney will star as Patricia 'Pat' Phelps, who moves with her family from the city to a small town in which terrible atrocities have happened.

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No one else seems to notice except Pat, who is convinced she's either depressed or possessed. The half-hour horror-comedy show is executive produced by Horgan and Clelia Mountford via Merman alongside Astrof through his Other Shoe Productions and Kapital`s Kaplan and Dana Honor. And Dearbhla Walsh will direct and exec produce the pilot.