Netflix announced today that Poehler will team up with Leslye Headland (Sleeping with Other People) to produce an eight-episode comedy series.
The project got a straight to series order, and Orange Is the New Black’s Natasha Lyonne has signed on as the lead character.
Poehler has some history with Netflix, having starred in both Wet Hot American Summer series.
“Natasha’s humor, humanity and depth have connected with audiences around the world on Orange Is the New Black,” said Cindy Holland, VP Original Content at Netflix.
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