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Mother-Daughter Duo Susan Sarandon and Eva Amurri to Star in NBC Comedy Pilot

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Oct 15, 2013 | 9:37am EDT

the new NBC comedy starring Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri MartinoAdriana M. Barraza/WENN.com

Mother-daughter duo Susan Sarandon and Eva Amurri Martino are headed to the small screen in the new NBC comedy pilot Growing Ivy. The project has received a pilot production commitment by NBC, according to The Huffington Post.

The show, written by Martino and Will McCormack (Brothers and Sisters), focuses on Type-A Ivy Davis (Martino) who has mastered her work life, but not her social life. In an effort to figure everything out, she asks her free-spirited mother (Sarandon) to move in with her so they can start to fix their relationship. 

McCormack and Rashida Jones will exectuive produce via their Warner Bros-based Le Train Train production banner alongside Martino and Sarandon, who will be co-executive producers.

Sarandon and Martino previously worked together on The Banger Sisters, Dead Man Walking, and an episode of Friends. The duo will co-star in the upcoming indie drama Mother's Day.

  
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