Never Have I Ever trailer: New Netflix series inspired by Mindy Kaling’s childhood
Netflix has released the first Never Have I Ever trailer for Emmy nominee Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher’s forthcoming coming-of-age comedy series, featuring an Indian-American teenage girl as she deals with the pressures of high school by rebranding herself while trying to score some steamy teen romance. Set to debut on April 27, you can check out the video in the player below!
Inspired by Kaling’s own childhood, Never Have I Ever is a 10-episode coming-of-age series that will follow the complicated life of a modern-day first-generation Indian American teenage girl. The series stars Canadian newcomer Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi, an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations.
The series will also star Poorna Jagannathan (The Night Of) as Devi’s mom named Nalini, Richa Moorjani (9-1-1) as Kamala, Benjamin Norris (The Pregame) as Trent Harrison, Adam Shapiro (Sense8) as Mr. Shapiro, Ramona Young (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) as Eleanor, Martin Martinez (Marvel’s Runaways) as Oliver, Jaren Lewison as Ben, Christina Kartchner as Eve and Jack Seavor McDonald as Erick Perkins.
Never Have I Ever is co-created and co-written by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine). 3 Arts’ Howard Klein and David Miner will be executive producing along with Kaling and Fisher, who are also set to be the series’ showrunners. The project will mark the second collaboration between Kaling and Fisher, who have both worked on the romantic-comedy series The Mindy Project.
Kaling is best known for her work as an actor, writer, director and producer in comedy TV shows such as The Office opposite Steve Carell and John Krasinski; and The Mindy Project starring alongside Chris Messina (Birds of Prey), Ed Weeks and Anna Camp. Her writing for The Office earned her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.
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