Yvonne Orji has a date with Nigeria in her new comedy show
Best known for her role as Molly on HBO’s “Insecure,” Orji would receive an Emmy nomination for her role in 2020.
nigerian american Yvonne Orji broke new ground with its upcoming comedy special, A whole mewhich airs on HBO at 10 p.m. on October 1.
“Not only is October 1st Nigeria’s Independence Day but shout out to HBO for giving me the most amazing release date for my SECOND HBO special! It’s about to be a whole bunch of Jollof and Afrobeats thumpin!” said Orji, per Source.
The new full stage follows his first stage of 2020. Mom, I made it! A whole me promises to bring audiences all the drama, vulnerability, and reality that its previous shows have given.
The comedy special was filmed and performed in downtown Los Angeles.
Orji explores his own story, giving him unique insights into the complexities of growing up as a Nigerian immigrant child, his hilarious insights into issues such as estate planning and the covid pandemic, and the brutal horror of attempting to date an online world – all things his audience finds deeply intertwined.
His first special for HBO was the 2020s”Mom I made it!which explored her progression from medical student to the improbable position of stand-up comic, her incredibly strict Nigerian-American upbringing, and all the unexpected, heartfelt, and fun experiences that brings.
Best known for her role as Molly on the HBO show “Insecure“, Orji would receive an Emmy nomination for his role in 2020.
She also hosted Amazon Prime”Annual departure“, a comedy special that gives some fun insights into the current year. HBO’s reality series “My mother, your father” also used the star as a captivating host.
She made guest appearances in episodes of “A dark lady sketch show,” “Joan the Virgin, and also an ABC reboot of the beloved coming-of-age comedy/drama series “The good years”. Her film credits include roles in “evening school,” “holiday friends” and “Spontaneous”.
The newcomer also has exciting work in development. His next project includes some high-profile industry names. Orji is in development for a semi-autobiographical comedy series titled “First Gen.” This will premiere on Disney Plus and will feature the talents of Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo as the show’s executive producers.
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