Sighs: The Daria spinoff has a label-original dwelling. And it’s miles never the fictional suburban metropolis Lawndale…
Tracee Ellis Ross — the Emmy, Peabody and Golden Globe-award winning actress — is coming to Comedy Central with Jodie, a by-constructed from MTV’s iconic Daria franchise from creator and head creator Grace Nkenge Edwards. Edwards beforehand served as creator/co-producer for the severely acclaimed HBO sequence Bowled over. Extra credits encompass extra than one seasons on the Emmy-nominated comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Inner Amy Schumer.
Ellis Ross will impart the titular personality and attend as executive producer. Jodie is in step with Jodie Landon, Daria’s friend at Lawndale High College.
The original existing picks up with Jodie graduating from college and entering a elaborate world. What Daria did for showing how inane excessive college became as soon as for Gen X, Jodie will manufacture for exploring the rigors and tribulations of a first job for a brand original know-how. The sequence will satirize place of work custom, Gen Z struggles, the artifice of social media and extra. With themes of empowerment along gender and racial lines, explorations of privilege, and a wicked humorousness, Jodie will shine a light-weight on the non-public and professional points young Dark ladies face this present day.
Daria ran for five seasons (1997-2002), and the titular personality became as soon as hailed for her feminist capture on key points corresponding to class, bustle and gender. Oh, and precious quips fancy the one below:
Follow MTV Records for added Daria– and Jodie-linked updates, and share your well-liked Daria moments within the comments.