Demi Lovato inks deal with comedy series revolving around eating disorder

Demi Lovato set to star in food issues series 'Hungry' at NBC

Demi Lovato set to star in food issues series ‘Hungry’ at NBC UPI26 Jan 2021

Demi Lovato will now be seen on-screen in a comedy series based on food issues, as reported by Entertainment Weekly.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will focus on a group of friends who belong to a food issues group as they help each other navigate their struggles.

Hungry is also slated as a put pilot, which means that the network will definitely air it, either as a special or series, and it will likely be picked up to series.

Hungry, which has been given a pilot order at USA network NBC, will be the first regular TV role for Lovato since she starred in Disney Channel's Sonny with a Chance from 2009 to 2011.

Lovato is additionally executive producing, along with Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills and Scooter Braun, James Shin and Scott Manson of SB Projects.

A new comedy project starring the actor and performer is in development for NBC.

. Her first onscreen role was playing Angela in Barney & Friends in the early 2000s.

The actress-singer slowly started returning to acting a few years ago, voicing Smurfette in 2017's Smurfs: The Lost Village.

In 2020, Lovato had a recurring role on Will & Grace and appeared in the Will Ferrell-led Netflix comedy movie Eurovision.

She also earned rave reviews for her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at Super Bowl LIV previous year, and she also recently performed at the primetime special for President Joe Biden's inauguration last week.

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