Tracee Ellis Ross To Star, Executive Produce ‘Daria’ Spinoff ‘Jodie’


Tracee Ellis Ross could be very animated about her subsequent venture: A by-product of MTV’s beloved 1990s cartoon, “Daria.”

The “Black-ish” star has agreed to star and govt produce “Jodie,” a brand new grownup animated sequence that focuses on Daria’s good good friend Jodie Landon, who’s all grown up and dealing in her first post-college job, Selection reported on Thursday.

Ross mentioned she is worked up about giving voice to “recent, feminist and unexplored tales of younger ladies.”

The present will function appearances from “Daria” solid members, and Ross guarantees a various solid with loads of “unapologetically good and bold younger feminine characters who’re susceptible and flawed and fascinating and humorous.”

In her assertion, Ross famous “Jodie” would be the first grownup animated present in nearly 20 years starring a black lady and, as such it will likely be “stuffed with commentary about every thing from gentrification to intercourse to tech to call-out tradition.”

The spinoff was created by Grace Nkenge Edwards of “Insecure” fame, who may even be the present’s head author, in line with Vulture.

Though no premiere date has been introduced for “Jodie,” the AV Membership reviews that the present is simply the primary of many spinoffs primarily based on “Daria” characters.

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