Writer/comedian Phoebe Robinson (I Love Dick, 2 Dope Queens) is certainly in demand as she has been tapped to star in upcoming Netflix comedy Ibiza. Robinson will star in the new series alongside Gillian Jacobs (Love) and Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live).
The series will begin production in August in Europe, and revolves around a young woman (Jacobs) whose two best friends (Bayer, Robinson) tag along on her work trip to Barcelona and Ibiza that quickly turns into a crazy hunt for a popular DJ. Casting for the film is underway in Los Angeles, London and Spain.
Alex Richanbach will direct a script by Lauryn Kahn, and Gary Sanchez Productions’ Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Kevin Messick are producing with Good Universe’s Nathan Kahane, Joe Drake, and Erin Westerman.
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). Robinson is currently developing a new series for Amazon with writer Amy Aniobi (Insecure) and Jill Soloway (Transparent) titled Homecoming Queen.
Robinson has been grinding for quite some time, and we look forward to witnessing her continued success!