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Abbi Jacobson is a co-creator, writer, director, executive producer and star of the critically acclaimed show Broad City, which was nominated by the Writers Guild of America for ‘Best Comedy Series.’
After a fifth and final season, Abbi is now working on a number of projects including executive producing, showrunning and starring in the Amazon television series, A League of Their Own, based on the 1992 film of the same name. The show will infuse the warmth, humor and DNA of the classic film, while expanding its lens to explore race and sexuality as the series follows a new ensemble of women carving out their own paths in the league and outside of it. The cast includes D’Arcy Carden and Chanté Adams.
Most recently, Abbi can be heard voicing the character “Katie Mitchell,” a creative outsider who is accepted into the school of her dreams, in the Netflix animated film The Mitchells vs. The Machines alongside Maya Rudolph, Eric Andre, Olivia Colman and Danny McBride, which released on Apri