· NETFLIX ADDS TO ANIMATION SLATE WITH SERIES ORDER FOR TUCA & BERTIE FROM THE TEAM BEHIND BOJACK HORSEMAN
· Tiffany Haddish Will Voice Lead Character of 'Tuca'
· New series produced by Michael Eisner's The Tornante Company
· The animated series 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, and Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird.
· Lisa Hanawalt (BoJack Horseman) created the series, which consists of 10-episodes for its first season.
· Hanawalt is an executive producer alongside Raphael Bob-Waksberg (BoJack Horseman), Noel Bright (BoJack Horseman, Friends), Steven A. Cohen (BoJack Horseman, Jack & Bobby) and Haddish.
· Animation is being done at Shadowmachine.
· About Tiffany Haddish:
· Haddish continues to have an already incredibly busy year following her breakout performance in the smash comedy Girls Trip.
· Will next be seen opposite Tracy Morgan on The Last O.G. (premiering April 3 on TBS) and opposite Kevin Hart in Universal Pictures' Night School (releasing September 28).
· Inked a first-look deal with HBO at the beginning of this year
· Released her first book The Last Black Unicorn in December, which made the NY Times Bestseller List.
· Released her newest stand-up special Tiffany Haddish: She Ready! on Showtime late last year.
· Additional upcoming projects include Limited Partners, The Oath, The Kitchen, and The Temp, the latter of which she will also executive produce.