Erika Alexander is set to grace screens once more as she has joined Starz Comedy Series Run the World in a recurring role produced By ‘Living Single’ Creator.
The 50 year old joins other cast members Amber Stevens, Andrea Bordeaux, Bresha Webb, Corbin Reid, Stephen Bishop Nick Sagar, Jay Walker and Tosin Morohunfola.
Created, written and executive produced by Leigh Davenport, Run the World tells the story of a group of black, vibrant, fiercely loyal best friends who work, live and play in Harlem as they strive for world domination, Deadline reports.
Dear White People and Living Single producer Yvette Lee Bowser will serve as showrunner.
Starz also announced that the eight-episode series has started production in Harlem and throughout New York City.
“Run the World is a love letter to Black women and a love letter to Harlem, that I hope inspires young, ambitious Black women to feel powerful, desirable and free,” said Davenport. “I created this series to celebrate the amazing women in my life and to illuminate the special bonds we built living in Harlem, while pursuing our post-collegiate dreams.”
Davenport will executive produce Run the World with Bowser. The series is produced by Lionsgate Television. Additional directors include Millicent Shelton, who directed the pilot; Justin Tipping, Jenée Lamarque and Nastran Dibai.