Gamer Log: Lionsgate play unveils coming-of-age sitcom set in the Esports World

Lionsgate Play declared Gamer Log on Wednesday, a coming-of-age sitcom set against the backdrop of competitive electronic sports, or esports.

The series is created by Karmanya Ahuja, and series will follow the adventures and misadventures of a team of professional gamers.

Director Abhinay Deo, popularly known for the 2011 hit Delhi Belly, is attached as showrunner with Gamer Log. He will also produce the project, with Neeta Ahuja under their banner RDP Pulp Fiction Entertainment.

Rohit Jain, Managing Director South Asia and Networks – Emerging Markets Asia at Lionsgate, said that the company is enthralled to bring out yet another impressive original from its stable. Lionsgate Play has previously released Indian originals such as Hiccups & Hookups and Jugaadistan.

“Esports is a booming industry in India; 350+ million online gamers were recorded last year, and it’s an upward growth from here. Gamer Log will essentially showcase the lives of these very gamers. We look forward to working with Abhinay and Neeta on a show that will be funny, youthful and mainstream,” Jain said in a statement.