Issa Rae’s ColorCreative is about to provide a dramedy in growth at Quibi from author Brittani Nichols, Variety has realized completely.
Titled “Toothbrush,” the collection follows Rae. A queer girl dwelling on the east aspect of Los Angeles, she struggles to search out steadiness and bounds with Emma, her ex-girlfriend turned greatest buddy whose residence she finds herself staying over most of the time. As the 2 of them pursue their particular person skilled and romantic aspirations, the codependent nature of their relationship forces them to confront their emotions for one another, begging the query, “Can two exes ever actually simply be mates?”
ColorCreative’s Deniese Davis will govt produce together with Ravi Nandan of A24. A24 will function the studio behind the collection.
Nichols most not too long ago labored as a author and performer on the Emmy-nominated HBO comedy collection “A Black Lady Sketch Show.” Her different writing credit embrace “Take My Wife,” “Drop the Mic,” and the function “Suicide Kale,” which she additionally starred in and produced. As an actor, her credit embrace “Transparent” and “Take My Wife.”
She is repped by First Friday Entertainment and attorneys Lev Ginsburg and Grace Kallis.
ColorCreative was based in 2014 by Rae and Davis to create an business pipeline for girls and minority writers. The firm at present has a multi-picture manufacturing take care of Columbia Pictures to develop initiatives from individuals of shade from numerous backgrounds.
(Pictured: Brittani Nichols)