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[07/10/19 - 08:01 AM]
Newcomer Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Cast as Lead Role "Devi" in Untitled Netflix Kaling/Fisher Project
Devi is an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations.

[via press release from Netflix]

NEWCOMER MAITREYI RAMAKRISHNAN CAST AS LEAD ROLE "DEVI" IN UNTITLED NETFLIX KALING/FISHER PROJECT

· Ramakrishnan will play Devi, the lead role in the Untitled Kaling/Fisher Project. She was selected out of the 15,000 responses from around the world to Kaling's online post about the open casting call. Hailing from Toronto, Canada, this will be Ramakrishnan's on-screen debut.

· Character Description: Devi is an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations.

· Logline:

· Co-created, co-written and executive produced by Kaling and Fisher, who also serve as showrunners, the as-yet untitled comedy is about the complicated life of a modern-day first generation Indian American teenage girl.

· Episodes: 10

· Writers / Creators / Showrunners / Executive Producers: Mindy Kaling (Late Night, The Mindy Project, The Office), Lang Fisher (The Mindy Project, Brooklyn Nine Nine)

· Executive Producers: Howard Klein (The Office (U.S.), The Mindy Project, Parks and Recreation), David Miner (30 Rock, Master of None), Tristram Shapeero (Turn Up Charlie, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

· Studio: Universal Television





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