Steiner’s forthright type of administration has change into one thing of a cult sensation for the reason that launch of the extremely profitable Netflix sequence Drive to Survive, and has change into the topic of a number of web memes in consequence.
This has led to Steiner turning into a family identify, and CBS has acquired the Italian’s services as a non-writing producer for a TV comedy series because it seeks to base a personality round him.
CBS is known to be within the early phases of manufacturing, though Steiner has defined he’s at present unaware of any progress with the event of the present.
“I do not know what is going on,” Steiner replied to a query concerning the present’s progress. “I imply, I spoke with CBS, however there may be nothing, [at the moment].
“I am only a producer if there’s something within the second. I spoke with them – months in the past that was carried out – however nothing for the time being. I feel they attempt to do one thing, however nothing is going on for the time being proper now.”
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Steiner has beforehand admitted it was “unusual” to have obtained such a lift in profile all through his time as Haas principal, and finds the concept of getting a personality based mostly upon his idiosyncrasy “nonetheless unusual”.
Requested if there was a theme outlined in any early remedies of the present, Steiner reiterated this was not inside his remit as a non-writing producer – and it was as much as the writers to outline the idea.
“A author makes the idea, you understand?” he stated. “After which they arrive to me and say, ‘do you wish to be the producer of this?’ That is all, nevertheless it’s not carried out. Nothing is finished for the time being.”
Requested in jest if he was looking for any writers to help with the venture, Steiner urged any get together ought to redirect their efforts to the broadcasting community.
“I do not know. You want to converse with CBS not with me – I am not in search of the author,” he stated.
“You already know, they’re doing all that one. I simply had really two conversations with them, no more. They need to discover it attention-grabbing as a result of they introduced it, so wait and see.”