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A new series from creator Dui Jarrod (will be aired on ColorCreative YouTube Channel) will follow a transgender woman living in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The series titled, King Ester will allow viewers an inside look into her life and path to fame. The time frame takes place after Hurricane Katrina, it stars Rowin Amone, Angelica Ross, and Janet Hubert.

In addition to this exciting project, Issa Rae is an executive producer on HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show and will executive produce and star in an upcoming comedy titled, The Lovebirds. That’s not all, Rae will produce the remake of Set It Off!

King Ester premieres on Issa Rae Presents YouTube channel on Thursday, October 17th.

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