Posted on Sunday, August 30th, 2020 by Ethan Anderton
Back in June, actress Jenny Slate announced that she would be departing her role as the character Missy on Netflix’s animated series Big Mouth. The decision came after reflection on her role in the show in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, when she realized that it was inappropriate and unfair for her to voice a Black character, taking away a role that could and should go to a Black actress. Now Jenny Slate’s replacement has been found, and Big Mouth creators didn’t have to go far to find her.
Comedian Ayo Edebiri will be taking on the role of Missy in Big Mouth after initially joining the series as a writer for the fifth season. Though she won’t be the voice of Missy for most of the upcoming fourth season on Netflix, she will take over the role at a pivotal moment later in the season. Get the details on the new voice of Missy on Big Mouth below. Read More »