What is the Hulu series The Other Black Girl about?

Sinclair Daniel (Nella), shown. (Photo Courtesy of Hulu)
Sinclair Daniel (Nella), shown. (Photo Courtesy of Hulu) /

A new series is officially in the works at Hulu! We can expect to see The Other Black Girl, based on the book of the same name by author Zakiya Dalila Harris, make its debut on the streaming service Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023. There will be a total of 10 episodes. What is The Other Black Girl about?

The series, showrun by executive producers Jordan Reddout and Gus Hickey, cast leading ladies Sinclair Daniel and Ashleigh Murray. They will play Nella and Hazel, respectively. Also attached to the project are Brittany Adebumola, Hunter Parrish, Bellamy Young, Eric McCormack, and Garcelle Beauvais, Deadline reports.

Behind the scenes, the author of the novel, Harris, as well as actress Rashida Jones serve as executive producers, according to the news outlet. The two are joined by Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, and Adam Fishbach.

So what can we expect from the new production? What’s the story? We’ve got the answer for you below!

What is the Hulu series The Other Black Girl about?

The Other Black Girl will be centered around Nella (Daniel), an editorial assistant tired of being the only Black employee at her publishing company, per the synopsis. So when Hazel (Murray) is hired, she gets excited. But as Hazel’s popularity at the office rises, Nella “spirals out” and finds out something sinister is happening at Wagner Books. What could it be? The trailer below gives us an idea of what to expect in the psychological thriller:

We’ll have to wait and see how closely the show will follow the book. But with the novel’s writer working as an executive producer, she’s bound to have her input in the adaptation. According to Goodreads, and the trailer, the sinister happenings are Nella starting to receive notes on her desk, threatening the employee to leave the company. And Hazel could be the one behind the messages.

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