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Hulu orders original from Lionsgate, Brad Pitt’s Plan B

US-based streaming and catch-up service Hulu has ordered an original series, Deadbeat.

The show will be a coproduction between Lionsate’s TV division and Hulu along with Plan B Entertainment, Brad Pitt’s prodco.

The half-hour comedy follows a New York medium who helps ghosts settle scores. It will launch on Hulu next year and Lionsgate will handle international sales.

The show was created by Cody Heller and Brett Koner, best known for their work on FX comedy series Wilfred.

Flight of the Conchords exec producer and director Troy Miller will direct the series, which will enter production this autumn.