2021 proved to be an exciting year for Lena Waithe. Not only did she return to produce several episodes of Masters of None, but she also launched a new series on Amazon Prime and directed a pair of music videos for Davion Farris. Not to mention, she appeared in Tab Time and Big Mouth. After a strong run in 2021, Waithe has hit the ground running yet again. She recently appeared in The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder and now she’s turning her attention toward Netflix.
Netflix has shared the first trailer for Lena Waithe’s upcoming project, Beauty. Starring Niecy Nash, Giancarlo Esposito, Gracie Marie Bradley and Sharon Stone, Beauty will tackle the ups and downs of the entertainment industry, racism, sexuality and much more.
“A gifted young Black woman struggles to maintain her voice and identity after she’s offered a lucrative recording contract, setting off a fierce battle between her family, the label, and her closest friend to determine who will guide her as she makes the journey to becoming a star,” the description reads.
Lena Waithe is known to make a splash with all of her work. Will this project be any different? Check out the trailer and be the judge.