Tiffany Haddish Signs With UTA
UTA will represent her theatrically, while longtime agency APA will continue to handle her comedy touring.
Tiffany Haddish has signed with UTA, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The agency will represent her theatrically, while her longtime agency APA will continue to handle her touring business.
A comedy A-lister since her 2017 breakout in Girls Trip, Haddish most recently voiced Queen Watevra Wa'Nabi in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, while she continues to star opposite Tracy Morgan on TBS' The Last O.G., whose second season returns in April.
Her upcoming projects include Warner Bros.' 1970s mob drama The Kitchen opposite Melissa McCarthy, Illumination's The Secret Life of Pets 2 and the Paramount comedy Limited Partners, opposite Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek. On the television side, she will voice star with Ali Wong and executive produce Tuca and Bertie on Netflix, which also has her next one-hour stand-up special. Haddish also has a first-look deal with HBO via her She Ready banner.
Haddish's previous credits include Keanu, Uncle Drew, The Oath, Night School and Nobody's Fool in film, as well as New Girl, Real Husbands of Hollywood, If Loving You is Wrong, The Carmichael Show and Showtime's Tiffany Haddish: She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood. She earned an Emmy Award for hosting Saturday Night Live (she was the first black female stand-up comic to do so) and a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word Album for the audiobook version of her New York Times bestselling memoir The Last Black Unicorn.
Haddish continues to be repped by Artists First and Del Shaw.