LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (Reuters) – After production was delayed due to COVID-19, “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” the cult American TV show starring comedian Larry David as a fictional version of him- Likewise, is back for an 11th season, set in a world where the pandemic is history.
At the show’s Los Angeles premiere on Tuesday night, the Brooklyn-born bespectacled comedian was quiet about the new season’s plot.
“I can’t really say too much. I don’t think people would appreciate it that much, so I’m going to play it close to the vest and just say I hope it’s funny,” David told Reuters afterwards. walking the red carpet at Paramount Studios in Hollywood.
The Emmy-winning HBO comedy series revolves around the everyday indignities experienced by the often annoyed but well-meaning character of David.
Executive producer Jeff Schaffer, who also worked with David on the sitcom “Seinfeld,” said the decision to place the series in a post-pandemic world came from a hopeful place.
“We were sort of optimistic for once in our lives and were hoping that the pandemic would basically be in the rearview mirror. So we treated it like there was a pandemic, but it’s behind us. people normally live in California, like me I hope they will be in the next few months or as if people have been living in Florida for three years, “Schaffer joked.
When asked what the post-pandemic world was like as it is depicted in the new season, David replied, “Very chaotic, and I cause people a lot of trouble.
“I’m getting closer and closer to TV Larry, that particular person you’re talking to. I’m not there yet, it’s a goal, I hope I can get there,” he joked. .
The eleventh season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns to screens on Sunday.
Reporting by Omar Younis; Editing by Karishma Singh
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