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    Natasha Rothwell Comedy Sequence “The way to Die Alone” Lands Sequence Order From Onyx Collective At Hulu

    Natasha Rothwell is following up her Emmy-nominated supporting function in certainly one of final yr’s hottest reveals by main her personal sequence. Deadline experiences that the “White Lotus” actress has has scored a sequence order from Onyx Collective for “The way to Die Alone,” a comedy that she’ll star in, write, co-showrun, and exec produce. The eight-part, half-hour sequence will stream on Hulu.

    “The way to Die Alone” stars Rothwell as Melissa, “a fats, Black neurotic who’s by no means been in love,” the supply particulars. After a near-death expertise, Melissa is set to reside her greatest life and turn out to be “100% that bitch” regardless of the associated fee.

    Rothwell, who’s beneath an total take care of ABC Signature, is sharing showrunning duties with Vera Santamaria (“PEN15”).

    Reflecting on the significance of various storytellers within the business, Rothwell has mentioned, “With the ability to be in a author’s room that displays the world that we reside in, so far as who’s populating it, and being on units that talk to the variety of our skills as folks […] positively set the tone for a way I wish to run Large Hattie Productions and the way I take a look at initiatives that I take.” She added, “I would like to have the ability to proceed diversifying the methods wherein we’re perceived, and the one means we do that’s with extra illustration and visibility. My aim is to proceed to jot down, direct and star in initiatives that try this.”

    Rothwell’s Emmy nom this yr marked her second. She was beforehand nominated for Excellent Comedy Sequence for Issa Rae-starrer “Insecure,” which she co-produced, wrote for, and acted in. Her upcoming slate consists of “Wonka,” a “Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing facility” prequel about Willy Wonka. 

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