Netflix Orders ‘Tuca & Bertie’ Animated Series Starring Tiffany Haddish From ‘Bojack Horseman’ Team

Deadline | 2/20/2018 | Nellie Andreeva
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Netflix is expanding its animation slate with a 10-episode series order to Tuca & Bertie, from the team behind Bojack Horseman, with Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish on board to voice the lead character and executive produce.

Created by Bojack Horseman supervising producer Lisa Hanawalt, Tuca & Bertie 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 (Haddish), and Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird.

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Hanawalt executive produces alongside Bojack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright (BoJack Horseman, Friends), Steven A. Cohen (BoJack Horseman, Jack & Bobby) and Haddish.

Michael Eisner’s the Tornante Company, which is behind Bojack Horseman, produces. Animation is being done at Shadowmachine.

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Following her breakout performance in hit comedy Girls Trip, Haddish next will be seen opposite Tracy Morgan on The Last O.G., premiering April 3 on TBS, and opposite Kevin Hart in Universal Pictures’ Night School,...
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