They’re relatable, fly AF, and, oh, they just happen to be bird women. From creator Lisa Hanawalt and the creative minds behind BoJack Horseman comes Tuca & Bertie, Netflix’s new animated series.
The comedy, which was commissioned last year by the streaming giant, stars Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong and follows two 30-year-old friends who live in the same apartment building: Tuca, a cocky, care-free toucan, and Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird. Now, you can get your first look at the duo in action with this new teaser giving us a bonus glimpse of the pair behind-the-scenes.
Tuca & Bertie comes to Netflix on Friday 3rd May. Here’s the video:
Tiffany Haddish to star in Netflix animation from BoJack creators
21st February 2018
Tiffany Haddish is all set to star in Tuca & Bertie, a new animated comedy for Netflix.
From he creators of BoJack Horseman, the series has been commissioned by the streaming giant, with Michael Eisner’s The Tornante Company producing. The series follows the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building: Tuca, a cocky, care-free toucan, and Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird.
Haddish, who delivered a breakout performance in the smash comedy Girls Trip, will play Tuca, marking the latest in a string of high-profile gigs, from a role opposite Tracy Morgan in The Last O.G., a first-look deal with HBO and her newest stand-up special Tiffany Haddish: She Ready!, which aired on Showtime late last year, to upcoming projects The Oath, The Kitchen and The Temp She also released her first book, The Last Black Unicorn, in December, which made the NY Times Bestseller List.
Lisa Hanawalt (BoJack Horseman) created the series and will be an executive producer alongside Raphael Bob-Waksberg (BoJack Horseman), Noel Bright (BoJack Horseman, Friends), Steven A. Cohen (BoJack Horseman, Jack & Bobby) and Haddish. The animation is being done at Shadowmachine.
Netflix has ordered 10 episodes for its first season.
Images on VODzilla.co are authorised and subject to restrictions. Permission is required for any further use beyond viewing on this site. Remote control icon created by Bjoin Andersson from Noun Project.
VODzilla.co is partly funded through affiliate marketing, which means that clicking some links on this page may generate income for the site. However, this is an independent publication: we take care not to let commercial relationships dictate the editorial stance of content or the writing staff.
We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website.
You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings.
You can adjust all of your cookie settings by navigating the tabs on the left hand side.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.
3rd Party Cookies
This website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous information such as the number of visitors to the site, and the most popular pages.
Keeping this cookie enabled helps us to improve our website.
Please enable Strictly Necessary Cookies first so that we can save your preferences!