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Black Girl Magic: New Digital Series Celebrates Female Friendship

March 15, 2017

By Lilly Knoepp

Holder’s show follows two women — Bekka, played by Jessica Parker Kennedy, and Lucy, played by Tanisha Long — as they deal with life; like Lucy’s sudden engagement to her boyfriend (a bridal shopping trip ends in awkward conversation with the police) and a new small-talk-loving neighbor (who they joke about murdering).

The show was produced on a larger level after Holder struck a deal with Warner Brothers executives saw the series on YouTube. They called and asked her to develop the show with Stage 13, an original digital content brand that showcases new talent through scripted and unscripted short-form series.

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