Lake Bell Signs Pod Deal With 20th Century Fox Television

“Bless This Mess” star’s Lake Bell Prods. will create new projects for the Disney Television Studios-owned label

Lake Bell has signed a new pod deal with 20th Century Fox Television, the studio announced Monday.

Under the production overall pact, the “Bless This Mess” star’s Lake Bell Prod. will create new TV projects for the studio, which is a label of Disney Television Studios.

“Lake Bell is a creative force of nature whose incredible talent extends from acting and directing to writing and producing,” 20th Century Fox TV president of creative affairs Carolyn Cassidy said. “Her hard work and creativity have helped make ‘Bless This Mess’ into the hilarious, original and warm series we adore. We are thrilled to be able to continue to tell great stories with Lake for multiple platforms.”

“I’m supremely keen to expand my partnership with Carolyn Cassidy, Craig Hunegs, Howard Kurtzman, and the entire 20th Century Fox Television family,” Bell added. “They’ve been longtime champions of my work, so I’m honored to be able to find a TV home for my company, Lake Bell Prod. Already, they’ve been exceedingly supportive in my future projects, spanning all tones and genres… but that doesn’t mean my office will be on the lot, because, you know… traffic. “

Bell co-created ABC’s “Bless This Mess,” which is currently airing its second season, with Elizabeth Meriwether. The 20th Century Fox-produced series follows a newlywed couple, played by Bell and Dax Shepard, who give up their fast-paced, unfulfilling lives in New York and moves to Nebraska for a simpler life.

She also voices Poison Ivy in the new DC Universe animated series “Harley Quinn” and can be seen on Netflix’s new series Medical Police” alongside Erinn Hayes and Rob Huebel.

Bell is repped by UTA, Tavistock Wood ID, and Ziffren Brittenham.