Comic-actor Yvonne Orji (HBO’s Insecure) will headline her first hourlong comedy particular for HBO this summer season. The deal was introduced Friday by Nina Rosenstein, EVP of HBO Programming.
With footage shot in Nigeria in early January and taping Saturday, February 29 earlier than a reside viewers at Howard College in Washington, D.C, the particular will likely be written and government produced by Orji, directed by Chris Robinson, and government produced by Michelle Caputo and Shannon Hartman.
Los Angeles-based comic and actress Orji is finest identified for her position as Molly in HBO’s Insecure. Different movie credit embody Evening Faculty and the upcoming Trip Associates. She can be co-host of the podcast Jesus & Jollof alongside Luvvie Ajayi. Orji is creator of the upcoming guide Bamboozled by Jesus: How God Tricked Me into Lifetime of My Goals.
The comedy particular is produced by Artwork and Business.