According to Variety, comedian Leslie Jones is expected to feature in an adult animated series presently in development at Warner Bros Animation. The actress has a recurring part in Our Flag Means Death and appeared in 2021’s Coming 2 America.The animated series has yet to be given a title, and there are no official production specifics at this time. Jones will, however, play the major part of Plastic and executive produce the film, according to the source.
The new comedy will also be unrelated to the female-centric version of DC’s Plastic Man that was rumoured to be in development two years ago. There have been no additional details provided about the series’ main narrative. The show will join Warner Bros.’ other adult-oriented animated programmes, including the critically acclaimed Harley Quinn. The third season of HBO Max is already in production, with Harley voice actress Kaley Cuoco promising a slew of fantastic guest actors, including Harvey Guillen as Nightwing. However, Harley and Ivy will remain the centre of attention.
Jones is an American comedian and actress best known for her portrayal as Patty Tolan in the 2016 film Ghostbusters. She is well renowned for her time on Saturday Night Live as a writer and cast member from 2014 to 2019. In 1987, the gifted actress began her stand-up comedy career while still in college.
Jones won a gig on Saturday Night Live after Chris Rock noticed her comedy style. She has stated that Eddie Murphy, Lucille Ball, Whoopi Goldberg, and Carol Burnett are among her comic influences. Her commitment to the craft of comedy makes her an ideal fit for the next animated series.