Meagan Good, Grace Byer, and More to Lead Tracy Oliver’s Untitled Amazon Comedy.
Girls Trip co-writer Tracy Oliver has found the four leads for her Amazon half-hour comedy, formally titled, ‘Harlem’. The series is set at Universal Television and Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions and will be led by Meagan Good, Grace Byers, Shoniqua Shandai, and Jerrie Johnson.
The 10-part series centers on the four women and will follow their lives friends from their college days at NYU–as they navigate sex, relationships and chasing their dreams.
Good is Camille, “a stylish, sunny professor of anthropology course ‘Sex and Love’ at Columbia University. While Camille has extensive knowledge about the dating and mating norms of many cultures, she has a hard time navigating the dating choices within her own life.”
Byers will star as Quinn. She’s described as an optimistic, creative, and romantic talented fashion designer. Quinn is a trust fund kid who lives a life paid for primarily by her parents.”
Shoniqua Shandai is Angie, “a smart, filter-free party, an aspiring singer, who never met an impulse she did not follow and is living with Quinn rent-free.”
Jerrie Johnson is Tye, “an alpha, fierce, queer successful app developer who prefers keeping vulnerability and feelings at arm’s length, causing her to date women who are not always her intellectual equal.”
Malcolm D. Lee, who directed Girls Trip, will direct the first two episodes. Oliver, who also created and helms First Wives Club at BET+, is the series’ creator, writer and executive producer. Poehler, Pharrell Williams and Mimi Valdes are among its executive producers.