“Daria’ Spin Off Jodie – Now an Animated Film, Sets Main Cast Including, William Jackson Harper, and more”
The full cast for the impending Daria spin-off Jodie has been released by MTV Entertainment Studios, displaying a star-studded ensemble while also announcing that the project would now be an animated film rather than a full series.
MTV Entertainment Studios stated on Monday that the project, which was first announced in 2020 as a Comedy Central series, is now a feature. Although no official release date has been announced for the film, with the casting now complete, it appears that MTV is ready to go forward with the project after a few years of preparation.
Daria’ Spin Off Jodie: Cast
Cole Escola (Search Party), Jojo T. Gibbs (Twenties), William Jackson Harper (Love Life), Zosia Mamet (The Flight Attendant), Alex Moffat (Saturday Night Live), Dermot Mulroney (Hanna), Arden Myrin (Insatiable), Kal Penn (Designated Survivor), Kofi Siriboe (Queen Sugar), Dulcé Sloan (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah), Dulcé Sloan (The Daily (The Other Two).
MTV Studios has also published the cast and their respective character descriptions, which can be found below:
- Jodie, the iconic character from Daria, will be played by Tracee Ellis Ross. Jodie comes to the big city for a coveted internship with tech juggernaut FirstFinity, fresh out of college and full of desire.
- Jocelyn Light, the trailblazing VP of Internet Affairs at FirstFinity who Jodie admires, will be played by Pamela Adlon.
- Cole Escola will play Ryan, Jodie’s FirstFinity intern friend who is averse to sincerity.
- Tiffany will be played by Jojo T. Gibbs, who has had swag for weeks, lives in Jodie’s building, and is Cas’ ex.
- Mack, Jodie’s humorous and supportive high school sweetheart from the original Daria series, will be played by William Jackson Harper.
- Greta, a beachy-waved, self-proclaimed empath and Jodie’s fellow intern at FirstFinity, will be played by Zosia Mamet.
- Alex Moffat will play Barry, an overzealous internship supervisor at FirstFinity who, despite his age, tries frantically to be Gen-Z cool.
- Lionel, the powerful and charming CEO of FirstFinity, will be played by Dermot Mulroney.
- Britney, a former Lawndale cheerleader turned influencer at FirstFinity, will be played by Arden Myrin.
- Sandeep, another fellow intern who is a fitness-obsessed, tech guy, will be played by Kal Penn.
- Raymond, Jodie’s extraordinarily gorgeous yet unfriendly supervisor at Firstfinity, will be played by Kofi Siriboe.
- Cas, Jodie’s fun-loving closest friend from college and new roommate, will be played by Dulcé Sloan. Cas, a finance whiz and social butterfly, works as hard as she plays.
- Helene Yorke will play Nia, Jodie’s snobby fellow intern who will go to any length to succeed.