Apple requests the show accompanying the ‘Mythic Quest’ companion program ‘Mere Humans’ (Exclusive)

Apple is expanding the Mythic Quest universe with a new spin-off series from three of the series’ original writers.

diverse I exclusively learned that Apple has ordered “Mere Mortals” from Ashly Burch, John Howell Harris, and Katie McElhenney. The three are writers on “Mythic Quest”, with Burch also appearing on screen as the character Rachel. In addition, “Mythic Quest” creators Megan Ganz, Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day will executive produce “Mere Mortals” alongside executive producer and “Mythic Quest” star David Hornsby.

The eight episode “Mere Mortals” is said to follow the template for “Mythic Quest” episodes such as “A Dark Quiet Death” and “Backstory!” and “Everlight”, and the upcoming episode, “Sarian”. According to the official tagline, “Mere Mortals” will “explore the lives of the staff, players, and fans affected by the game” at the heart of the parent series. Katie McElhenny wrote “A Dark Quiet Death” and “Sarian” while Burch wrote “Everlight”.

Mythic Quest originally debuted on Apple back in February 2020, with the series currently streaming its third season. It has been renewed for a third and fourth seasons in 2021.

Alongside Ganz, Rob McElhenney, Hornsby, and Day, “Mere Mortals” will be produced by Nick Frenkel, Michael Rothenberg, Jason Altman, and Margaret Boykin. Produced by Lionsgate Television, 3 Arts Entertainment and Ubisoft for Apple.

Burch is represented by Mainstay Entertainment and Hansen, Jacobson. Harris and Katie McElhinney are represented by 3 Arts. Ganz is represented by WME, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, and Yorn Levine Barnes.
Rob McElhenney is represented by WME, 3 Arts Entertainment, Narrative and Sloane Offer. Hornsby is represented by CAA and Jackoway, Austin, Tyerman. Day is represented by 3 Arts, CAA, Sloane Offer, and The Lede Company.


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