Penn featured in cult comedy series "Harold and Kumar". He has taken up many guest and starring roles on numerous television shows.
According to the report, the sitcom is under development and details will be released in December. Apart from these, the development of two new sitcoms featuring storylines with prominent Indian American characters was announced recently. A family comedy named "I Love Lakshmi" is in the works. The project is co-written by Doug Prochilo and is inspired by Prochilo's real life experiences marrying into an Indian family. Prochilo is white and married to Universal TV President Bela Bajaria who is Indian-American.
Another Indian American-themed comedy, "Pre-Madonna" is also under development and is written by filmmaker Nisha Ganatra.
The show is inspired by her adolescence. Ganatra is best known for having directed three of the 10 episodes of the American television show "Transparent". Lastly, "Master of None", a 10-episode comedy show running in the US, has actor Aziz Ansari in an important role. Ansari also co-created and produced this series.