Deadline reports that Hulu has given a series order to The Other Black Girl , an adaptation of Zakiya Dalila Harris ’ novel of the same name. It’s from Onyx Collective. The series will be executive produced by Tara Duncan , who is president of Freeform. Other EPs are Rashida Jones, Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, Adam Fishbach, Zakiya Dalila Harris , and Danielle Henderson , who will showrun.
The series follows Nella, an editorial assistant, who is tired of being the only black girl at her company, so she’s excited when Hazel is hired. But as Hazel’s star begins to rise, Nella spirals out and discovers something sinister is going on at the company.
The book was published by Atria/Simon & Schuster last year. The Other Black Girl is based on Harris’ time working at the Penguin Random House-owned publisher.