Hulu and Onyx Collective have ordered the comedy collection “The Different Black Woman.”
The collection is predicated on the Zakiya Dalila Harris novel of the identical identify. Within the present, Nella, an editorial assistant, is bored with being the one black woman at her firm, so she’s excited when Hazel is employed. However as Hazel’s star begins to rise, Nella spirals out and discovers one thing sinister is occurring on the firm.
Danielle Henderson will function showrunner and government producer on the present. Rashida Jones, Tara Duncan, Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill, Adam Fishbach, and Harris will even function government producers. Harris and Jones co-wrote the pilot script. Onyx Collective will produce. “The Different Black Woman” was first put into growth in 2020 when Duncan signed an total take care of Hulu.
Henderson has beforehand written for reveals like “The Harper Home” at Paramount+, “Dare Me” at USA Community,” “Sorry for Your Loss” for Fb Watch, and “Maniac” at Netflix. She is greatest recognized for creating the “Feminist Ryan Gosling” weblog and later ebook, which was printed in 2012.
She is repped by CAA and Kaplan Perrone Leisure.
Jones has been more and more energetic as a producer of late whereas additionally nonetheless pursuing high-profile performing roles. As an government producer, her latest credit embrace “Claws” at TNT and “Kevin Can F*** Himself” at AMC. She additionally government produced the Netflix collection “#BlackAF,” through which she additionally starred. It was introduced in 2021 that Jones, Kenya Barris, and Aaron Rahsaan Thomas have been named as principal companions in BET Studios, a first-of-its-kind enterprise meant to supply fairness possession for Black content material creators, which is backed by BET and Paramount.
Jones is repped by UTA and Schreck Rose.