Girls5eva is getting Busy.
Cougar City alum Busy Philipps will star in Girls5eva, Peacock’s forthcoming comedy from Tina Fey, TVLine has discovered.
The sequence facilities on a one-hit-wonder ’90s woman group that bubbles up in popular culture once more after certainly one of its songs will get sampled by a younger rapper. Philipps will play Summer season, essentially the most outgoing and least proficient member of the group who now, per the official character description, is “a Actual Housewives reject in yoga pants, dwelling in a New Jersey McMansion.”
She’ll star reverse Sara Bareilles (Little Voice), whose Daybreak is now managing her household’s Italian restaurant in Queens, and Renee Elise Goldsberry (The Good Spouse), whose Wickie tried (and failed) to have a solo profession after Girls5eva parted methods.
Girls5eva hails from Meredith Scardino (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), who may also function an EP together with 30 Rock‘s Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. The comedy was ordered to sequence at Peacock in January.
Along with enjoying Cougar City‘s Laurie, Philipps intensive TV resume additionally contains Freaks and Geeks, Dawson’s Creek, ER, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Vice Principals, Drunk Historical past and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. She additionally hosted the short-lived discuss present Busy Tonight on E!