Variety is reporting that Eva Longoria is set to make her directional debut and also star alongside Kerry Washington in Universal’s workplace comedy “24-7.”
According to the media house, the comedy will be produced by Paul Feig and Jessie Henderson through their FeigCo Entertainment banner. The script, written by Sarah Rothschild, is about a group of women accountants in a firm who band together against a similar male group in order to solve a fraud case that will save their jobs.
The project will be produced on the watchful eyes of Universal’s Sara Scott and Christine Sun.
Longoria Baston resume includes her work on Paramount’s live-action “Dora the Explorer” movie, portraying the mother of the title character. She last appeared opposite Nina Dobrev, Finn Wolfhard, and Vanessa Hudgens in Ken Marino’s canine comedy “Dog Days.” She is an executive producer for the new ABC drama series “Grand Hotel” and also executive produced the Lifetime series “Devious Maids” and NBC comedy “Telenovela,” in which she also starred.