Zainab Johnson has filmed her first unique comedy particular.
The actress and stand-up lately taped the solo debut, Zainab Johnson: Hijabs Off, and it’ll begin streaming on Prime Video this fall. The Oct. 24 premiere date is fortuitous for each Johnson and the streamer, because it follows the third season premiere of her collection (Add) by solely 4 days.
Hijabs Off finds Johnson leaning on her distinctive identification — particularly rising up a Black Muslim girl in a Harlem home the place she was one in all 13 kids. Johnson has been a working stand-up for years. She vyed on late NBC actuality competitors Final Comedian Standing, appeared in HBO’s All Def Comedy and has carried out on Late Evening with Seth Meyers, along with her common membership work.
Along with her collection common function on Add, Johnson’s appearing resume consists of Ramy, A Black Woman Sketch Present, American Koko and Personal Apply. She can be a stand-out panelist on NPR comedy quiz present Wait Wait…Don’t Inform Me!.
The particular is produced by Amazon Studios and All Issues Comedy, with Johnson and Mike Bertolina serving as government producers. Johnson is repped by Avalon Administration, CAA and Cohen Gardner Regulation.