Rachel Sennott’s HBO Comedy Pilot Adds Four to Cast

Rachel Sennott’s upcoming HBO comedy pilot has added four cast members, Variety has learned.

Odessa A’zion (“Sitting in Bars with Cake,” “Grand Army”), Jordan Firstman (“Rotting in the Sun,” “Dave”), Miles Robbins (“Blockers,” “Old Dads”), and True Whitaker (“Godfather of Harlem”) are all set to star in project, which was picked up to pilot at HBO in March. Sennot will also star in the series.

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The official logline states, “A codependent friend group reunites, navigating how the time apart, ambition, and new relationships have changed them.”

A’zion has also appeared in multiple episodes of the CBS comedy “Ghosts” as well as shows like “Fam” and features such as 2022’s “Hellraiser.” Firstman recently appeared in the Marvel series “Ms. Marvel” at Disney+. Robbins appeared in multiple episodes of the award-winning Amazon series “Mozart in the Jungle.” Whitaker appeared alongside her father, Academy Award winner Forrest Whitaker, in “Godfather of Harlem.”

A’zion is repped by UTA, Luber Roklin, Granderson Des Rochers. Firstman is repped by UTA and Frankfurt Kurnit. Robbins is repped by Anonymous Content and Gersh. Whitaker is repped by WME.

In addition to starring, Sennott will serve as writer and executive producer on the pilot. Lorene Scafaria will direct and executive produce, with Emma Barrie and Aida Rodgers also executive producing.

Sennott has previously appeared in HBO shows like “The Idol” and “High Maintenance.” She recently co-starred in and co-wrote the 2023 comedy feature “Bottoms,” with “The Bear” breakout Ayo Edebri also starring. She and Edebri previously worked together on the Comedy Central series “Ayo and Rachel are Single.” Sennott’s other acting credits include “Bodies, Bodies, Bodies” and “Shiva Baby.”

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