Maxxx begins filming with O-T Fagbenle
Filming begins next week on Maxxx, starring O-T Fagbenle as a disgraced former boy band star.
Fagbenle also writes and directs the 6 x 30 comedy, in which he stars as the eponymous drug-shamed tabloid laughing stock.
The pop-world satire is produced by Luti Fagbenle’s production company, Luti Media, for E4.
Shooting will run for seven weeks; Pier Wilkie produces.
When the full series was announced, O-T Fagbenle, who has recently been filming his role in Marvel’s Black Widow, said of the news: “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to write and direct Maxxx, a comedy series, which doesn't just parody the worst of our social media obsessed entertainment industry but also speaks to the narcissistic, ego maniacal and unnecessarily long winded fool in all of us.
“In all humility, it's likely to be the funniest series of all time.”
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