Home Tech+Media Tracee Ellis Ross to Helm 'Jodie' a Spinoff of '90s Classic 'Daria.'

Tracee Ellis Ross to Helm ‘Jodie’ a Spinoff of ’90s Classic ‘Daria.’

High schooler Jodie Landon with her friend Daria Morgendorffer Colorlines screengrab from “Daria”

Black-ish” favorite Tracee Ellis Ross is set to star in and executive produce “Jodie,” a revival of the adult animated ‘90s comedy “Daria,” Deadline reported yesterday (June 13). “Jodie” will kick off a series of spinoffs that are based on the MTV franchise, which ran from 1997 to 2002.

“I was in before we even sat down,” Ross told Vanity Fair about MTVapproaching her for the project. “They felt that I would be the right voice to bring Jodie to life, and I was like, whaaaaaaat? It was the perfect mash-up of all of the things that I want represented in the world.”

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