Netflix Rethinks ‘God’s Favorite Idiot’ After Eight Episodes

Netflix has brought an early halt to production in Australia of Melissa McCarthy-starring comedy series “God’s Favorite Idiot.” It had shot eight episodes instead of the previously-announced sixteen, which would have taken filming on until November.

Sources close to the production told Variety that Netflix is now planning to shoot the series in two batches of eight episodes. But no date or location was given for the possible production of the second batch.

The show involves a mid-level tech support employee who finds love with a co- worker at exactly the same time that he becomes the unwitting messenger of God. Also, there’s roller skating, a lake of fire

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