Comedian and actor Alphonso McAuley (Walk of Shame, The Middle) has been cast as a series regular opposite Britt Robertson in Girlboss, Netflix’s 13-episode comedy series inspired by Sophia Amoruso’s popular autobiography.
Written/executive produced by Pitch Perfect scribe Kay Cannon and to be directed by Christian Ditter, Girlboss hails from Charlize Theron’s Denver & Delilah production company. It centers on Sophia (Robertson), a rebellious, broke anarchist who refuses to grow up. She stumbles upon her passion of selling vintage clothes online and becomes an unlikely businesswoman. As she builds her retail fashion empire, she realizes the value and the difficulty of being the boss of her own life.
McAuley will play Dax, a handsome and upbeat bartender who is dating Sophia’s best friend Annie.
McAuley will next be seen in Andrzej Bartkowiak’s upcoming action/comedy film Maximum Impact opposite Tom Arnold, Danny Trejo, Bai Ling and Eric Roberts, and currently recurs as Hutch on ABC’s The Middle. He’s repped by Luber Roklin Entertainment, Paradigm Talent Agency, and attorney Dave Feldman.