Betsy Brandt & Kyle Richards star in “The Real Housewives of the North Pole” – deadline
Peacock tapped into one of NBCUniversal’s signature reality franchises for his first original holiday film, The real housewives of the North Polee, who will be the star The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills‘Kyle Richards and Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad, life in pieces).
North Pole Christmas Queens, Vermont, Trish (Kyle Richards) and Diana (Betsy Brandt), have won the Best Holiday Home Decorating Contest every year for the past nine years. But days before Christmas, an argument ending the friendship sparked a city-wide feud and caught the attention of a national magazine editor in hopes of making a name for herself with her glittering exhibit titled “The real housewives of the North Pole”.
The real housewives of the North Pole will be produced by vacation film specialist Motion Picture Corporation of America. Ron Oliver will direct, and Tippi Dobrofsky, Neal Dobrofsky and Spyder Dobrofsky will write and produce. Brad Krevoy produces for MPCA, alongside Amanda Phillips and Eric Jarboe. Jake Relic, David Wulf and Chris Bongirne are also producing.
Production on the film begins this month in Utah for a premiere on Peacock later this year.
well done Real housewives The reality franchise is a major draw for Peacock, who also has an all-star vacation spinoff series that will air exclusively on the platform.
Brandt is replaced by Patty Woo Management, TalentWorks and Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano. Richards is replaced by Bette Smith Management and UTA.