When editorial assistant Nella (Sinclair Daniel) meets her new co-worker Hazel (Ashleigh Murray), she’s thrilled that her otherwise jarringly all-white company has hired another Black person. But as the trailer for new Hulu series The Other Black Girl reveals, sometimes it’s better to be careful what you wish for.
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Check out the trailer here; it starts off “satirical office comedy” then shifts into “dystopian office of horrors”—a sub-genre we’ve been jonesing to see more of since season one of Severance (and the trailer for Jon Hamm’s Corner Office, which just released).
Based on Zakiya Dalila Harris’ novel, The Other Black Girl also stars Brittany Adebumola, Hunter Parrish, Bellamy Young, Eric McCormack (looking especially unhinged here), and Garcelle Beauvais. Rashida Jones—who knows a thing or two about weird workplaces, having starred in The Office—is among its executive producers. All 10 episodes arrive on Hulu September 13.
Here are some more images from The Other Black Girl; you won’t get much plot from these, but that mood of delicious dread is all-apparent.
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