June 25, 2022

‘Daria’ Spinoff Now Animated Movie, Provides Pamela Adlon, William Jackson Harper & Extra

The Tracee Ellis Ross-led Daria spinoff collection Jodie will now be an animated movie. MTV Leisure Studios introduced the change on Monday, Might 16, along with saying the remainder of the star-studded Jodie solid.

As beforehand introduced, Ellis Ross will voice the beloved Jodie. Becoming a member of her within the spinoff are Pamela Adlon (Higher Issues), Cole Escola (Search Social gathering), Jojo T. Gibbs (Twenties), William Jackson Harper (Love Life), Zosia Mamet (The Flight Attendant), Alex Moffat (Saturday Evening Dwell), Dermot Mulroney (Hanna), Arden Myrin (Insatiable), Kal Penn (Designated Survivor), Kofi Siriboe (Queen Sugar), Dulcé Sloan (The Day by day Present with Trevor Noah), and Heléne Yorke (The Different Two).

Jodie follows Jodie Landon as she leaves school, strikes to a gentrifying metropolis, and begins a job at Firstfinity, a mysterious Google-like tech firm,” the logline teases. And MTV describes the reboot as a Gen-Z iteration of the beloved animated collection.

“What Daria did for displaying how inane highschool was for Gen X, Jodie will do for exploring the trials and tribulations of that first post-college job for a brand new technology,” MTV Leisure Studios mentioned in an announcement. “The present will satirize office tradition, Gen Z struggles, tech, social media, and extra. Simply as Daria did for Daria Morgendorffer when it was a spin-off of Beavis and Butthead, Jodie will delve deeper into Jodie Landon as she goes from feeling like she needed to be ‘the right African American teen’ at Lawndale Excessive to headlining her personal story.”

Take a look at the character descriptions for the Jodie solid, beneath.

Jodie (Ellis Ross): Contemporary off the heels of her school commencement and stuffed with ambition, Jodie strikes to the massive metropolis for a prestigious internship at tech behemoth Firstfinity.

Jocelyn Gentle (Adlon): the trailblazing Vice President of Web Affairs at Firstfinity and Jodie’s position mannequin.

Ryan (Escola): Jodie’s intern good friend at Firstfinity who’s allergic to earnestness.

Tiffany (Gibbs): Lives in Jodie’s condominium constructing, has swag for weeks, and is Cas’s ex.

Mack (Harper): Jodie’s witty, supportive highschool sweetheart from Daria.

Greta (Mamet): a beachy-waved, self-proclaimed empath and Jodie’s fellow intern.

Barry (Moffat): a 50-something overeager internship coordinator at Firstfinity who desperately tries to be Gen-Z cool.

Jodie from 'Daria' (L) and Tracee Ellis Ross (R)

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Lionel (Mulroney): the highly effective and charming Firstfinity CEO.

Britney (Myrin): former Lawndale cheerleader from Daria turned FirstFinity influencer.

Sandeep (Penn): a fitness-obsessed tech bro and one other fellow intern.

Raymond (Siriboe): Jodie’s extremely good-looking, however not-so-friendly Firstfinity supervisor.

Cas (Sloan): Jodie’s fun-loving greatest good friend from school and new roommate. A finance genius and social butterfly, Cas performs as exhausting as she grinds.

Nia (Yorke): Jodie’s brown-nosing fellow intern who will do no matter it takes to get forward.

Jodie is government produced by creator, author, and showrunner Gracie Edwards alongside Ellis Ross and Ashley Kohler of Superior Inc. The Daria spinoff has not but landed a community or streaming service for its debut. However MTV is a part of Paramount, so it’s attainable it might debut on Paramount+ or someplace else within the Paramount household.

Jodie began out as an animated collection about each Daria and Jodie. It was initially introduced in 2018.

Jodie, Animated Movie Premiere, TBA

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