Peacock goes to get actual about girls’s our bodies — with out disgrace or judgement. In accordance with Deadline, an animated comedy primarily based on illustrator Ariella Elovic’s ebook, “Cheeky: A Head-To-Toe Memoir,” is within the works on the streamer. Elovic will write the difference with Aidy Bryant and her “Shrill” and “Saturday Night time Reside” collaborator Sudi Inexperienced.
Revealed in late 2020, “Cheeky” is a graphic memoir that celebrates Elovic’s physique in all its magnificence and imperfections. The Peacock adaptation is described as “a refreshingly sincere, typically obscene assortment of first-person tales about all issues bodily informed by comedians, celebrities, bus drivers, youngsters, and your grandmother’s crankiest buddy.” The supply continues, “Every episode focuses on a theme (Boobs, Intercourse, Physique Hair, Coming of Age) and is animated in the identical colourful and painterly model because the ebook by Elovic.”
Bryant and Inexperienced will function govt producers, and Elovic and Alice Mathias will co-exec produce. Willa Slaughter is producing the Common Tv title.
Bryant has obtained 4 Emmy nominations: one for her main function in “Shrill,” two for her supporting turns in “Saturday Night time Reside,” and one other for co-writing the tune “House for the Vacation (Twin Mattress)” for an “SNL” sketch. She additionally co-created and EP’d the previous. Bryant’s different credit embrace “Human Sources,” “I Really feel Fairly,” and “Ladies.” She just lately inked an general cope with Common Tv.
Inexperienced has nabbed 5 Emmy nods and two WGA Awards for writing on “SNL.” She additionally wrote for and produced “Shrill,” and is a co-executive producer on the upcoming Showtime comedy “I Love That for You.” Starring and co-created by her “SNL” colleague Vanessa Bayer, the collection premieres April 29.
Elovic is the founding father of @thecheekyblog, which she describes as “an internet platform by which [she seeks] to fight the disgrace so many people really feel in relation to our our bodies.” Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Cosmo, and Teen Vogue.