Peacock goes to get actual about girls’s our bodies — with out disgrace or judgement. According to Deadline, an animated comedy primarily based on illustrator Ariella Elovics e book, “Cheeky: A Head-To-Toe Memoir,” is within the works on the streamer. Elovic will write the variation with Aidy Bryant and her “Shrill” and “Saturday Night Live” collaborator Sudi Green.
Published in late 2020, “Cheeky” is a graphic memoir that celebrates Elovics physique in all its magnificence and imperfections. The Peacock adaptation is described as “a refreshingly honest, sometimes obscene collection of first-person stories about all things bodily told by comedians, celebrities, bus drivers, kids, and your grandmothers crankiest friend.” The supply continues, “Each episode focuses on a theme (Boobs, Sex, Body Hair, Coming of Age) and is animated in the same colorful and painterly style as the book by Elovic.”
Bryant and Green will function government producers, and Elovic and Alice Mathias will co-exec produce. Willa Slaughter is producing the Universal Television title.
Bryant has acquired 4 Emmy nominations: one for her main position in “Shrill,” two for her supporting turns in “Saturday Night Live,” and one other for co-writing the music “Home for the Holiday (Twin Bed)” for an “SNL” sketch. She additionally co-created and EP’d the previous. Bryant’s different credit embrace “Human Resources,” “I Feel Pretty,” and “Girls.” She not too long ago inked an general cope with Universal Television.
Green has nabbed 5 Emmy nods and two WGA Awards for writing on “SNL.” She additionally wrote for and produced “Shrill,” and is a co-executive producer on the upcoming Showtime comedy “I Love That for You.” Starring and co-created by her “SNL” colleague Vanessa Bayer, the sequence premieres April 29.
Elovic is the founding father of @thecheekyblog, which she describes as “an online platform through which [she seeks] to combat the shame so many of us feel in relation to our bodies.” Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Cosmo, and Teen Vogue.