Amazon Studios announced today that Meagan Good, Grace Byers, Jerrie Johnson and Shoniqua Shandai will star in the single-camera half-hour comedy Untitled Tracy Oliver Project. Tracy Oliver (Girls Trip) created the series and will write and executive produce, along with executive producers Amy Poehler, Dave Becky and Kim Lessing.
Formerly titled Harlem, Untitled Tracy Oliver Project is a single-camera comedy following the lives of four black women – friends from their college days at NYU – as they navigate sex, relationships and chasing their dreams.
- Meagan Good (Think Like A Man, Star) will portray Camille, a stylish, sunny professor of anthropology course “Sex and Love” at Columbia University. While Camille has extensive knowledge about the dating and mating norms of many cultures, she has a hard time navigating the dating choices within her own life.
- Grace Byers (Empire) will portray Quinn. An optimistic, creative, and romantic talented fashion designer, Quinn is a trust fund kid who lives a life paid primarily by her parents.
- Shoniqua Shandai will portray Angie, a smart, filter-free party, aspiring singer, who never met an impulse she did not follow and is living with Quinn rent-free.
- Jerrie Johnson will portray Tye, an alpha, fierce, queer successful app developer who prefers keeping vulnerability and feelings at arm’s length, causing her to date women who are not always her intellectual equal.
Meagan Good was most recently seen starring in the Sony/Screen Gems feature The Intruder opposite Dennis Quaid and Michael Ealy. She also recently starred in the Warner Brothers superhero feature Shazam! as “Super Hero Darla.” She will next be seen starring in the Sony/Screen Gems feature Monster Hunter with Milla Jovovich. She is repped by Atlas Artists, Gersh and Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Krintzman Rubenstein Kohner & Gellman
Grace Byers most recently starred in Fox’s The Gifted and the indie thriller Bent. She is repped by Gersh and Principal Entertainment.
Jerrie Johnson is a 2019 MFA graduate from the American Conservatory Theater San Francisco. Her previous credits include her role of Titania in” A Midsummer Nights Dream” at CalShakes and her self-written solo show The Crooked Room during the National Queer Arts Festival. She will next be seen recurring on Freeform’s Good Trouble. Johnson is repped by Principal Entertainment and SDB Partners.
Shoniqua Shandai hit the stage at the early age of three, performing her own rendition of the classic “Proud Mary”. Since that first encounter with the arts, Shandai has wholeheartedly focused on developing her crafts. Shandai has starred in several Hollywood plays including Center Theatre Group’s Quack and Ovation award winning, Hit The Wall. She has made appearances on both the big and small screen in the Netflix original movie Sierra Burgess Is A Loser; recurring in the TNT miniseries, directed by Patty Jenkins, I Am The Night; and the theatrically released Joseph Kahn film Bodied. Shandai is repped by Luber Roklin Entertainment, Innovative Artists and Stone, Genow, Smelkinson, Binder & Christopher
Amazon Studios additionally announced that Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip, The Best Man Holiday) will direct the first two episodes. Grammy award-winning Pharrell Williams and Mimi Valdés (Hidden Figures, Dope) also serve as executive producers from I am OTHER. The series is produced by Amazon Studios and Universal Television, in association with Paper Kite Productions.