LOS ANGELES, Oct 19 (Reuters) – After manufacturing was delayed resulting from COVID-19, “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” the cult U.S. TV present starring comic Larry David as a fictionalized model of himself, is again for an eleventh season, set in a world the place the pandemic is historical past.
On the present’s Los Angeles premiere on Tuesday evening, the Brooklyn-born, bespectacled comic was tight-lipped in regards to the plot of the brand new season.
“I can not actually give an excessive amount of away. I do not suppose folks would take pleasure in it as a lot so I will play it near the vest and simply say that I hope it is humorous,” David instructed Reuters after strolling the crimson carpet at Hollywood’s Paramount Studios.
The Emmy-winning HBO comedy sequence revolves across the indignities of day-to-day life skilled by David’s oft-annoyed however well-meaning character.
Government producer Jeff Schaffer, who additionally labored with David on the “Seinfeld” sitcom, mentioned the choice to set the present in a post-pandemic world got here from a hopeful place.
“We have been form of optimistic for as soon as in our lives and hoped that the pandemic would mainly be within the rearview mirror. So we handled it as if there was a pandemic, however it’s behind us. So everybody’s residing usually in California, like I hope they’re within the subsequent few months or like folks have been residing in Florida for the final three years,” joked Schaffer.
When requested what the post-pandemic world is like as portrayed within the new season, David responded: “Very chaotic, and I trigger lots of issues for folks.
“I am getting nearer and nearer to TV Larry, this specific particular person you are speaking to. I am not there but, it is a objective, I hope I can get there,” he joked.
The eleventh season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns to screens on Sunday.
Reporting by Omar Younis; Enhancing by Karishma Singh