Jane Levy will be joining Emmy-winning actress Glenn Close in Amazon’s new half-hour comedy pilot “Sea Oak”. The pilot is described as “a mix of zombie drama and family revenge comedy.”
Written by George Saunders, “Sea Oak” revolves around Aunt Bernie (Close), a meek, unmarried woman with no children in working-class Rust Belt City who dies tragically in a home invasion. Compelled by sheer force of dissatisfaction, she comes back from the dead full of rage and determined to get the life she never had. She proceeds to inflict a range of demands on what’s left of her nuclear family, including a quasi-stripper nephew and two feckless nieces, who live in a low-end subsidized hellhole of a housing complex called Sea Oak.