Phoebe Robinson To Star In & Write Pilot Adaptation Of Her Book ‘Everything’s Trash But It’s Okay’ At Freeform

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UPDATED: Everything’s Trash is a pilot pickup.

Phoebe Robinson, who starred in HBO’s 2 Dope Queens, is bringing her book Everything’s Trash but It’s Okay to Freeform.

The youth-skewing Disney-owned network is piloting an adaptation of the book with Robinson attached to star, write and exec produce.

She has teamed up with Black-ish and Happy Endings writer Jonathan Groff, who also will exec produce a series, which will be known as Everything’s Trash. ABC Signature is the studio.

The comedy follows Phoebe, a thirtysomething podcast star navigating her messy life. But when her younger brother Jayden emerges as a leading politician, she’s forced to grow up and relies on her friends and close-knit family to help her figure out adulthood, since she doesn’t seem to have a clue.

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Robinson’s real-life brother, Phil Robinson, is a member of the Ohio House of Representatives.

The book, which has a forward by Broad City’s Ilana Glazer, is a collection of essays that tackles topics such as giving feminism a tough-love talk on intersectionality, telling society’s beauty standards to kick rocks and calling foul on our culture’s obsession with work

Robinson is represented by UTA and Granderson Des Rochers and Groff is represented by UTA, Brillstein Entertainment and Morris Yorn.

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