Wanda Sykes is the most recent stand-up to land an hour-long particular on Netflix, bringing her signature wit and humor to the lots subsequent yr, in accordance with a press launch from the streaming big.
Her 2019 particular will likely be her first for Netflix and her fifth whole, following 2003’s Wanda Sykes: Tongue Untied, 2006’s Wanda Sykes: Sick and Drained, 2009’s I’ma Be Me and 2016’s What Occurred… Ms Sykes. The former Roseanne present author will likely be producing the hour beneath her personal firm, Push It Productions, whom she began with veteran producer Web page Hurwitz.
This information comes eight months after Sykes claims she obtained an “offensive” supply from the corporate, saying she was supplied lower than Mo’Nique, who’s $500Ok supply spearheaded her boycott in opposition to the streamer.
— Wanda Sykes (@iamwandasykes) January 21, 2018
Fortuitously, it seems contract negotiations ended nicely for all events concerned.
Tiffany Haddish can also be set to make her Netflix debut subsequent yr, with VP of unique documentary and comedy, Lisa Nishimura, saying in a press release, “Tiffany Haddish is a drive. Hilariously humorous, brash and self-effacing, she’s an unbelievable artist who’s profitable over audiences whereas breaking boundaries, and we’re tremendously proud that she’s going to showcase her formidable expertise on Netflix.”