Disney’s Onyx Collective has ordered a new comedy series for Hulu called How to Die Alone – written, co-showrun and starring Natasha Rothwell.
- How to Die Alone follows Melissa (Rothwell), a fat, Black neurotic who’s never been in love. After a comical brush with death, she refuses to settle for anything less than the life she wants, catapulting her on a journey to becoming “100% that bitch” in real life by any means necessary.
- The eight-episode, half-hour comedy is a Hulu Original and comes from ABC Signature and Onyx Collective.
- Natasha Rothwell (The White Lotus, Insecure) will star, write and co-showrun via her overall deal with ABC Signature and Onyx Collective under the banner of her company, Big Hattie Productions.
- Natasha Rothwell and Vera Santamaria (PEN15) serve as co-showrunners and executive producers, while Desiree Akhavan (The Bisexual) serves as executive producer.
- In addition to her starring roles in The White Lotus and Insecure, Rothwell will be appearing in Disney’s upcoming animated feature Wish.
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