One of comedy’s “it” girls, Tiffany Haddish, has left her long-time agents at APA and is currently meeting with top agencies for theatrical representation, fielding strong interest from everywhere. Haddish departed APA just before the recent Oscar weekend and is expected to settle on a new agency home by the end of this week. She remains with her longtime manager at Artists First, and APA will continue to rep her for touring.
Haddish’s big break came in 2017 with Girls Trip, co-starring with Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Regina Hall. The film has grossed more than $140 million worldwide. That same year she starred in her first stand-up special, Tiffany Haddish: She Ready! From The Hood to Hollywood on Showtime and became the first black female stand-up comedian to host Saturday Night Live.
'Tuca & Bertie' Trailer: Netflix Animated Series Debuts At Tribeca Before Premiere
She went on to star opposite Tracey Morgan on the TBS comedy series The Last O.G. and had a lead role opposite Kevin Hart in Universal’s Night School. She also signed a two-year first-look deal with HBO in 2018.
Haddish next to set to voice a main character in Netflix animated comedy Tuca & Bertie and has a role in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. Other upcoming films include comedy Limited Partners for Paramount, a starring role alongside Melissa McCarthy in The Kitchen and the voice of Daisy in The Secret Life of Pets 2.
Subscribe to Deadline Breaking News Alerts and keep your inbox happy.