Writer/comedian Phoebe Robinson (I Love Dick) and writer Amy Aniobi (Insecure) are set to develop a new series for Amazon titled Homecoming Queen. Both Robinson and Aniobi will serve as co-executive producers of the project alongside Jill Soloway (Transparent) through Soloway’s poduction company Topple. Robinson is also set to star in this project.
We don’t have any additional details on the project; however,we can’t deny that it is a beautiful time in television. In a sense we are experiencing a renaissance, and we can’t wait to see Robinson and Aniobi’s vision come to life!
Robinson is a is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress who has appeared in several television shows such as NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, Last Call with Carson Daly, Conan, Broad City, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, Big Morning Buzz Live, @midnight with Chris Hardwick and more. She recently starred in a recurring role on the Soloway’s latest Amazon series I Love Dick. In addition to her numerous television credits, Robinson created and starred in Refinery29’s web series Woke Bae and is the creator and co-star of the hit WNYC podcast 2 Dope Queens (co-created with former Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams).
Aniobi is a writer and producer for HBO’s hit series Insecure. Her television credits also include Silicon Valley, The Michael J. Fox Show, Lisa and Amy, The Slutty Years, and Awkward Black Girl. Aniobi will be writing the screenplay for an adaptation of La La Anthony’s “The Love Playbook: Rules for Love, Sex, and Happiness” to be co-produced by Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment and Codeblack Films.