By The Grio

Insecure‘s Issa Rae is striking the iron while its hot and taking her TV magic over to a new drama series with HBO.

According to Deadline, the new project will be executive produced by Rae and will take place during the 1990s at a turbulent time for the Los Angeles area. The drama will follow the story of an African-American family grappling with their state of reality during that time.

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Angela Flourney, the author behind The Turner House, is set to write for the project, which does not yet have a name.

“I’m so thrilled to be working with Angela,” Rae told Deadline, adding, “I was a huge fan of The Turner House and we feel so lucky to bring her beautiful storytelling to HBO.”

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