Actor Meagan Good is taking her abilities to TV in Prime Video’s new present Harlem. The sitcom follows 4 associates chasing their careers and navigating The Large Apple’s relationship pool.
Each period of tv has a defining female-led sitcom. The ‘00s have been gripped by the escapades of Carrie Bradshaw and co. in Intercourse and the Metropolis and the amusing antics of Girlfriends. In the meantime, millennials loved Issa Rae’s light-hearted tackle romance, profession and friendship in Insecure. The newest comedy bringing intercourse, laughter and heartbreak to our screens is Harlem, starring Meagan Good. “It’s a enjoyable trip the place everyone will see a model of themselves, particularly these of us who haven’t actually seen themselves but,” she says.
If tv is a time capsule, then Harlem is a snapshot of what relationship is like right now for each 30-something in a metropolis. The present seems like a personal group chat come to life and comedically captures all of the frustrations of trying to find love whereas balancing your profession. In its essence, Harlem is the story of the trendy lady who’s making an attempt to determine all of it out. The characters “don’t sacrifice who they know they’re, and what they know that they deserve, and that’s the problem,” Good explains.
Good performs Camille, a pushed college lecturer with an bold circle of associates – a personality that instantly felt acquainted to the actor. “As a Black lady, I really feel like we’re typically represented in quite a lot of other ways however I not often, if ever, see the lady that’s me, my finest good friend and my shut girlfriends,” she says. “We’re complicated, we’re weak and typically we wish to be the one who’s taken care of as an alternative of caring for everybody else. It’s not that we must be, however typically we would like that and that’s okay.”
Harlem is at the moment streaming on Prime Video.
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