Natasha Rothwell, just inked an overall deal with HBO, Deadline reports.

Her first project is said to be an original idea, which she’ll write, executive produce, and star in. The original show itself was announced in November of 2016, via Vulture.

In a September 2018 interview with NPR, Rothwell said she wanted to create more stories “where the protagonist is a plus-size woman of color, and those things aren’t central plot points.” Now, she’ll get a chance to command that expansive narrative.

(more at theroot.com)