Netflix unveils first look of Kate Hudson from Mindy Kaling's Running Point

The 10-part series is described as a new comedy set in the unpredictable, male-dominated world of sports
Netflix unveils first look of Kate Hudson from Mindy Kaling's Running Point

Earlier, we reported that Mindy Kaling is making a comedy series for Netflix which will star and will be executive produced by Kate Hudson. On Thursday, Netflix unveiled first-look images from the upcoming series, titled Running Point, featuring Hudson as a Basketball Team president. 

Running Point is described as , "a new comedy series from Mindy Kaling set in the unpredictable, male-dominated world of sports." Along with Hudson, the series will also star Brenda Song, Drew Tarver, Scott MacArthur, Fabrizio Guido, Toby Sandeman, Chet Hanks, Max Greenfield, and more.

The official logline of the 10-part series reads, “When a scandal forces her brother to resign, Isla Gordon (Hudson) is appointed President of the Los Angeles Waves, one of the most storied professional basketball franchises, and her family business. Ambitious and often overlooked, Isla will have to prove to her sceptical brothers, the board, and the larger sports community that she was the right choice for the job, especially in the unpredictable, male-dominated world of sports.” 

Kaling is also the co-writer and executive producer of Running Point and will be working with frequent collaborators Ike Barinholtz and David Stassen. Stassen is also the showrunner of the series. 

President of the Los Angeles Lakers, Jeanie Buss, Lakers executive director, Limba Rambis and 3 Arts' Howard Klein will also executive produce Running Point along with Hudson. Warner Bros. Television, under which Kaling and her banner Kaling International are, will be producing the series, along with Jordan Rambis. 

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