Queen and Slim’s Emmy winning writer, Lena Waithe dropped the trailer for a new BET series titled Twenties.
What We Know:
- The first official trailer for Lena Waithe’s Twenties was dropped on December 3, 2019. The eight-episode long comedy series will follow Hattie, played by Jonica “JoJo” T. Gibbs, a young black queer woman as she navigates through her twenties.
- Out of cash and desperate for a break, Hattie interviews with Ida B., a successful Black television writer/producer who offers Hattie a job as a writer’s PA. It seems as though Hattie may finally be on her way to finding the success she has been searching for.
- The show also features her two best friends Nia and Marie. Nia, who is played by Christina Elmore, is a young feature film executive at Monument Pictures. In the show she lets Hattie stay with her and her boyfriend until Hattie gets on her feet. Marie, played by Gabrielle Graham, is proclaimed as the “Trinidadian goddess” and works as a yoga instructor and hopes to get into acting in the future.
- Some familiar faces will also be seen throughout the series as Big Sean, Rick Fox, Seth Green, Jenifer Lewis, Vanessa Williams, Iman Shumpert, Kym Whitley, Chuey Martinez, Marsha Thomason, and Nazanin Mandi are all set to guest star.
The series is set to premiere next year in early 2020.