As we previously reported, Kyle Richards is producing a single-camera comedy based on her childhood, and earlier this month TV Land confirmed that a pilot will be filmed for the series. The show has been described as a “dark comedy” and was inspired by Kyle’s own mom and family, including her two older sisters Kim Richards and Kathy Hilton.
This has added pressure on Kyle to cast actors for the series. “You know what, that’s really hard [to find who will be playing me]. That’s not as hard as picking my mom,” Kyle told The Daily Dish. “It’s going to have to be a child that’s mature for their age and can handle the role. It’s a lot harder than casting a regular script.”
“I’m really excited. It feels surreal because right now we’re starting the casting process. I’ve only ever been the one walking in to the casting office being auditioned, so now the fact that I am going to be on the other end of it is crazy. I actually feel so bad for the actors because I know what a painful process that can be. So I think ‘Oh my god, it’s going to be so hard for me to watch’ because I know how they’re feeling.”
“I mean it’s just starting now, but even the whole process of getting the project made and getting it this far has been a learning process for me, so it’s really exciting. I mean I’ve been in television the majority of my life starting at 3, 4 years old, so I’ve always been in front of the camera. But it’s amazing to know how little I knew about behind the camera, so it’s been a great education for me and very fun.”
So will Kyle appear in the show? “I don’t know. I’ve thought about that, but the truth is right now I’m just going to be behind the camera but you never know.”
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