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Animated Comedy ‘Dead Henry’ From James Corden in the Works at Fox

Sam Leifer and Ben Turner are writers on the afterlife buddy comedy

Fox has put into development an animated buddy comedy from James Corden, TheWrap has learned.

The project, titled “Dead Henry,” is described by Fox as taking place “in the limitless but strangely familiar world of heaven, where Henry searches for the meaning of life in the afterlife.”

Corden has a story credit on the series, with Sam Leifer and Ben Turner serving as writers and executive producers.

“Dead Henry” hails from CBS Television Studios, Corden’s Fulwell 73, Rise Films and Fox Entertainment. Corden and Jeff Grosvenor of Fulwell 73 banner will also executive produce the project alongside Teddy Leifer of Rise Films.

The project falls under Corden’s overall deal with CBS TV Studios.

Variety first reported the news.