Stand-up comedian Nicole Byer now has her eyes set on a upcoming pilot at NBC. According to reports she is set to share the screen with actor Aaron Jennings as they will tell the story of a group of friends. As of right now, they’re isn’t much detail about the project but be sure to circle back here as more develops.
Breakout Nicole Byer (Nailed It, Loosely Exactly Nicole) and Aaron Jennings (Pure Genius, NCIS) have joined the ensemble project about a group of black friends. The potential series is being written by Jackson, who is also executive producing alongside his Brooklyn Nine-Nine cohort and showrunner Dan Goor. Byer will play Nicky (character details of which were not immediately available), while Jennings is set as Anthony Holmes, a guy who is happy with his career and has a strong work commitment. The duo joins a cast that also includes Carl Tart, Echo Kellum (Arrow), Justin Cunningham (When They See Us) and Richard Brooks.The untitled Goor/Jackson comedy was one of multiple offers Byer received this pilot season. The comedian and actress hosts Netflix’s Nailed It and previously starred on the semi-autobiographical comedy Loosely Exactly Nicole on MTV and Facebook Watch.