Natasha Rothwell to Star, Write and Co-Showrun Hulu’s “How to Die Alone” from Disney’s Onyx Collective

Disney’s Onyx Collective has ordered a new comedy series for Hulu called How to Die Alone – written, co-showrun and starring Natasha Rothwell.

What’s Happening:

  • 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.

More Hulu News:

  • Lucía Méndez and Jorge Perugorría have reportedly joined the cast of Hulu’s upcoming limited series, La Máquina.
  • Cailee Spaeny is reportedly in talks to star in 20th Century Studios’ and Hulu’s new Alien film.
  • 20th Century Studios has released the trailer and poster art for their upcoming new film, Darby and the Dead, which is set for release next month exclusively on Hulu.
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