Tuca & Bertie

Tribeca TV

World Premiere

USA | 51 MINUTES

TUCA & BERTIE

Animation, Comedy
Tuca & Bertie is an animated comedy series about the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building. It features Tuca(Tiffany Haddish), a cocky, carefree toucan, and Bertie (Ali Wong), an anxious, daydreaming songbird.

After the Screening: A conversation with stars Ali Wong and Tiffany Haddish, and creator Lisa Hanawalt Moderated by Caroline Framke (Variety).

CAST & CREDITS

Network
Netflix
Project Creator
Lisa Hanawalt
Executive Producer (Main Credit)
Lisa Hanawalt, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright, Steven A. Cohen, Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong
Additional Executive Producers
Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright, Steven A. Cohen, Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong
Cast
Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong, Steven Yeun

PANELISTS

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Caroline Framke

Prior to joining Variety as a TV critic in 2018, Caroline Framke was a staff writer at Vox with a focus on gender, sexuality, and power dynamics in pop culture. In 2018, she was the runner-up for TV Critic of the Year at The Los Angeles Press Club’s National Entertainment Journalism Awards. Her work has also appeared on NPR, The A.V. Club, Salon, and The Atlantic. TV that's smart, self-aware, and strange will always be her favorite.

Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish

With multiple high-profile projects and appearances to her name, Tiffany Haddish has quickly established herself as one of the most sought-after comedic actresses and performers. She can be seen opposite Tracy Morgan on the TBS series The Last O.G., which will return for a second season in April. She will appear in starring roles in the upcoming films Limited Partners and The Kitchen, will lend her voice to Universal/Illumination’s The Secret Life of Pets 2. She's working on a stand up special for Netflix and has a two-year deal with HBO for projects under her She Ready production company banner.

Lisa  Hanawalt

Lisa Hanawalt

Lisa is the creator of Tuca & Bertie, an upcoming adult animated series for Netflix. She's the production designer/producer of the Netflix series, BoJack Horseman. She has written & illustrated three books published by Drawn & Quarterly: My Dirty Dumb Eyes, 2013, Hot Dog Taste Test, 2016, and Coyote Doggirl, 2018. She grew up in Palo Alto, California, and graduated from UCLA in 2006. She co-hosts a podcast called Baby Geniuses with comedian Emily Heller, on the Maximum Fun network. She lives in Los Angeles.

Ali Wong

Ali Wong

Ali Wong is a stand-up comic from San Francisco, now living in Los Angeles. Her first Netflix stand-up special BABY COBRA was filmed when she was 7 months pregnant. Elle applauded it as a "comic genius gem" while Vogue called it "The special that everyone is talking about." Ali’s second stand-up special, HARD KNOCK WIFE premiered on Netflix in on Mother’s Day, 2018. Her feature film, ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE, which she co-wrote and co-stars in with Randall Park, will debut on Netflix in 2019. Tickets to see Wong headline live are now known to sell out within two minutes.


CONTACTS

Press Contact
Niki McMahon
Netflix
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: 805 201 8188
tribeca2020@netflix.com