Lisa Kudrow to Star in “Good People”

Lisa Kudrow. Photo by Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock (9443014dq)

List Kudrow has been tapped to headline the Amazon comedy pilot Good People. 

The Friends alumna will also executive produce the half-hour comedy from Lee Daniels (Empire) and Whitney Cummings (2 Broke Girls). It is produced by Amazon Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios.

Good People centers on three generations of women working in the Ombudsman’s office of a college navigate the current cultural climate, the concept of feminism across different generations, and the struggle to reconcile socially constructed ideas with current ethical views regarding complex issues such as sex, race, class, and gender.

According to Deadline, Kudrow will play Lynn Steele, the university ombudsman, a tired, mercurial force of nature who finds herself being seen as out of touch by millennials, even though she has been a champion of women her entire career.

You can see Kudrow next on Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut Booksmart set to premiere on May 24.