AYO EDEBIRI JOINS THE CAST OF EMMY NOMINATED "BIG MOUTH" AS MISSY
THE SERIES' FOURTH SEASON WILL FIRST INTRODUCE AYO AS MISSY IN THE PENULTIMATE EPISODE, AS HER CHARACTER CONTINUES TO EVOLVE
THE NEW SEASON OF "BIG MOUTH" WILL PREMIERE IN FALL 2020
Ayo Edebiri has been cast as Missy on Netflix's Emmy Nominated animated series Big Mouth, replacing Jenny Slate who has voiced the character since season one.
Fans should expect to first hear Ayo voice Missy in the penultimate episode of season four. She will continue to voice Missy in the final episode and for future seasons.
Ayo joined the Big Mouth writer's room for season five.
Season four of Big Mouth will premiere in Fall 2020
The series was previously renewed by Netflix through season six.
AYO EDEBIRI is a fast-rising writer/performer who has been profiled by Time Out NY, Vulture, and Forbes. She is currently a Co-Producer on Tina Fey and Robert Carlock's new animated series for Netflix, MULLIGAN. Ayo is also upcoming as Hattie in S2 of the Apple series DICKINSON, a role that was created specifically for her after she joined the writers room. Previous writing credits include BIG MOUTH and SUNNYSIDE. Ayo is also voicing the lead role in the upcoming animated Netflix series WE LOST OUR HUMAN opposite Ben Schwartz, and co-hosts the podcast ICONOGRAPHY for Forever Dog. She was also selected by Comedy Central as one of their "Up Next" comics to showcase at Clusterfest, and toured with Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness.