Issa Rae, Elizabeth Banks, Mindy Kaling Set New Projects at HBO Max

Issa Rae. Photo by Neil Rasmus/BFA/REX/Shutterstock (9703415bh)

Three new comedy projects are coming to HBO Max. 

Variety confirms that WarnerMedia’s forthcoming streaming service has teamed up with Issa Rae, Elizabeth Banks, and Mindy Kaling for three new half-hour comedies.

According to sources, Rae and Banks’ projects are in development, while Kaling’s project has been ordered to series for 13 episodes.

“Elizabeth Banks, Issa Rae, and Mindy Kaling are three of the most gifted women in our industry, and are now bringing their impressive, original projects to HBO Max,” said Sarah Aubrey, head of original content, HBO Max.

“These three incredible talents embody the distinct and diverse voices that will give flight to the quality HBO Max brand promise across all audiences” added Kevin Reilly, chief content officer, HBO Max. 

HBO Max is set to launch in May 2020.