Comedian, actress, and writer Phoebe Robinson is adapting her book Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay into a comedy series for Freeform. The network announced a series pickup for Everything’s Trash and revealed the lead cast.
- Freeform is ready to bring some new life to the network and has ordered the half-hour comedy Everything’s Trash to series.
- The show hails from Phoebe Robinson (2 Dope Queens, Portlandia) and Jonathan Groff (Black-ish, Happy Endings).
- In addition to serving as executive producer and writer, Robinson will also star in the series which is inspired by her bestselling book Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay.
- Robinson’s production company, Tiny Reparations, led by Jose Acevedo, will serve as non-writing executive producer.
- Chioke Nassor will direct and serve as co-executive producer.
- The series is produced by ABC Signature.
- “The series follows Phoebe, a 30-something podcast star navigating her messy life. Forced to grow up when her older brother Jayden emerges as a leading political candidate, she relies on her friends and close-knit family to help her figure out adulthood.”
Everything’s Trash Cast:
In addition to Robinson, the show stars:
- Jordan Carlos (First Wives Club) as Jayden, Phoebe’s extremely intelligent, Blerd-y older brother with big dreams for his community, who has recently emerged as a leading political candidate.
- Toccarra Cash (Station 19, Younger) will portray Malika, Phoebe’s savvy, smart and beautiful “code-switch queen” podcast producer.
- Nneka Okafor (God Friended Me) will portray Jessie, Phoebe’s sister-in-law, who’s a former socialite-turned-feminist and college professor.
- Moses Storm (Sunnyside) will portray Michael, Phoebe’s BFF, roommate and friend since freshman year of college.
What They’re Saying:
- Tara Duncan, president, Freeform and Onyx Collective: “Phoebe has one of the most unique and hilariously sharp voices in the business. Everything’s Trash is the perfect addition to the Freeform slate, bringing a distinct point of view to a woman navigating adulthood on her own terms.”
- Phoebe Robinson: “I feel like Whoopi Goldberg’s choir at the end of Sister Act 2 when they won the competition! Overjoyed! Stunned! Extremely grateful! We’re going to make something special that you won’t want to miss.”