Ayo Edebiri Joins Netflix’s Big Mouth


It's been an open question since Jenny Slate announced she'd be stepping down as the voice behind Missy on Netfix's Big Mouth. Who will take over the character on the Emmy-nominated show? Well, now we have the answer.

First thing this morning, Netflix sent out a press release announcing new the cast's new member. Ayo Edebiri has officially joined Big Mouth as Missy.

The series will introduce Ayo as Missy in the penultimate episode during its upcoming fourth season. She will then continue to voice the character in the season's finale and carry on in the subsequent season to come. 

Who is Ayo Edebiri?

Ayo Edebiri is a fast-rising writer/performer who has been profiled by Time Out NY, Vulture, and Forbes. She is currently a Co-Producer on Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s new animated series for Netflix, Mulligan.

Ayo also set to appear as Hattie in season two the Apple series Dickinson. The role created specifically for her after she joined the writers' room.  Previous writing credits include Big Mouth (season five) and Sunnyside. Ayo will also voicing the lead role in the upcoming animated Netflix series We Lost Our Human opposite Ben Schwartz, and co-hosts the podcast Iconography for Forever Dog.  She's a Comedy Central “Up Next” Comic who showcased at Clusterfest, and toured with Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness.

The New Season of Big Mouth Premieres In Fall 2020 exclusively on Netflix. The series was previously renewed by Netflix through season six.


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