Updated 08:30 PM EDT, Mon, Oct 26, 2020

ABC to Release Two Series Produced by America Ferrera's New Production Company, 'Take Foundation Productions'

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America Ferrera will develop new projects for cable and broadcast under her new production company, Take Foundation Productions.

"The Last Exorcism" producer Gabrielle Neimand is set to run development and production. The 31-year-old actress has also signed an overall deal with ABC Studios, The Wrap reported.

Ferrera's company currently has two projects in development: the single-camera comedy show "Plus One" at ABC, and the drama "Social Creatures" at ABC Family. "Plus One" will be written and executive produced by Valentina Garza, with Ferrera and Neimand executive producing. The project will be "told from the point of view of three millennial siblings who find their place in the family upended when they discover they have a fourth sibling who is everything they are - and more," The Wrap wrote.

"Social Creatures" will be penned by Ferrera's husband Ryan Piers Williams, who also serves as executive producer alongside Take Fountain and Yellow Brick Road's Teri Weinberg, the news outlet added.

Ferrera is set to star in NBC's midseason comedy "Superstore." The comedy centers on "a disparate group of employees working at a big-box store in middle America, and the love story that will ultimately unfold among them," Entertainment Weekly reported.

The former "Ugly Betty" star portrays Amy, a floor supervisor at the store Cloud 9 for 10 years. She will meet newbie Jonah (Ben Feldman), who she deems as unlikeable at first "due to his unconsciously superior attitude and his clowning around on the job," the news outlet wrote. The two eventually grow closer and find fun at work, with Amy finding herself smitten with Jonah.

Other cast members for "Superstore" include Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn, Mark McKinney, Nico Santos, and Nichole Bloom, Entertainment Weekly listed. Justin Spitzer is executive producing with David Bernad and Ruben Fleischer, who is also directing the pilot. Spitzer is writing the script.

Ferrera has worked extensively in films since "Ugly Betty" ended in 2010. She provided her voice in the "How to Train Your Dragon" animated films and its Cartoon Network spinoff "Dragons," The Hollywood Reporter noted. The Latina actress also starred in the web series "Christine" and had a guest role in CBS' "The Good Wife," The Huffington Post wrote.

She also had roles in "Our Family Wedding," "Cesar Chavez," "End of Watch," and in "X/Y," an indie film directed by Williams and features a long-term couple struggling with issues and intimacy, possesses a frank attitude when it comes to portraying sex, the news outlet added.

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