Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish is set to voice the lead character in Netflix animation series Tuca & Bertie, from the team behind Bojack Horseman. Haddish will also exec produce the series.

Tuca & Bertie is a comedy about the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building: Tuca, a cocky, care-free toucan (Haddish), and Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird.

Haddish has become one of the most sought-after comedic talents in television and film.  She recently starred on The Carmichael Show, as well as the Universal Pictures hit film Girls Trip, alongside Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Regina Hall.  She just signed a first-look deal with HBO, and will be starring alongside Tracy Morgan in his upcoming comedy series The Last OG, created and executive-produced by Tracy Morgan and Jordan Peele.

Her other film credits include Meet the Spartans, Keanu, Racing for Time, and The Janky Promoters. Her television credits include recurring roles on If Loving You Is Wrong,Real Husbands of Hollywood, and New Girl.  She was an early standout since first appearing on Def Comedy Jam, Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes? and Comedy Central’s Reality Bites, and will soon be joining Kevin Hart and Yvonne Orji in the upcoming comedy Night School set to premiere in September.  Haddish is also set to star in  New Line’s upcoming film The Kitchen, Universal’s upcoming film The Temp, and she will be starring opposite Tracy Morgan in TBS’ The Last OG, which premieres in April.  The comic also has Limited Partners in development at Paramount, and is set to star in and serve as an exec producer on the project. She recently wrapped production on The Oath alongside Ike Barinholtz.

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