‘Daria’ spin off ‘Jodie’ starring Tracee Ellis Ross lands at Comedy Central

'Daria' spin off 'Jodie' starring Tracee Ellis Ross lands at Comedy Central

The character from the legendary ’90s MTV animated sequence “Daria” is having a spin-off on Comedy Central.

“Jodie” will star Tracee Ellis Ross as the voice of the amazing, often sarcastic character who viewers very first satisfied as a student and friend of Daria Morgendorffer at the fictitious Lawndale Significant.

The new collection picks up with Jodie graduating from college and moving into a intricate planet.

“What ‘Daria’ did for displaying how inane higher faculty was for Gen X, ‘Jodie’ will do for exploring the trials and tribulations of a very first task for a new technology. The sequence will satirize place of work society, Gen Z struggles, the artifice of social media and far more,” according to a push release. “With themes of empowerment alongside gender and racial strains, explorations of privilege, and a wicked feeling of humor, ‘Jodie’ will glow a mild on the individual and expert challenges youthful Black gals encounter nowadays.”

“Daria” ran for 5 seasons from 1997 to 2002 on MTV and was a spin-off of the “Beavis and Butthead” franchise.

Addressing key troubles together with race, gender, course and identity by way of the lens of its acerbic primary character, “Daria” has been credited by cultural critics as a favourite fictional feminist that served form a generation of girls.

Ross, who is very best recognized for enjoying Rainbow Johnson on the hit ABC comedy “Black-ish,” also serves as an govt producer of the new sequence which was made by “Insecure” writer and co-producer Grace Edwards.

MTV Studios is developing.

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About the author: Will Smith

Will covers public and private tech markets from New York. He was previously a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University, and prior to that was a reporter at the Los Angeles Business Journal. He has received a Journalist of the Year award from the L.A. Press Club and an investigative reporting award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

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