Netflix has slotted Friday, May 3 for the premiere of animated series Tuca & Bertie starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong as bird women. The internet network also released a first-look featurette at the series which stars Haddish as Tuca, a cocky, care-free toucan, and Wong as Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird.
Created by Bojack Horseman supervising producer Lisa Hanawalt, Tuca & Bertie centers around the friendship of the two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building. Steven Yeun also stars, along with guest performers Nicole Byer, Richard E. Grant, John Early, Reggie Watts, Tig Notaro, Amber Ruffin, Jermaine Fowler, Tessa Thompson, among others.
Hanawalt executive produces alongside Bojack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright (BoJack Horseman, Friends), Steven A. Cohen (BoJack Horseman, Jack & Bobby) and Haddish.
Tuca & Bertie is produced by Michael Eisner’s The Tornante Company and animation is done by ShadowMachine.
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