Peacock and the U.Okay.’s Channel 4 are getting the band again collectively. “We Are Woman Components” has been renewed for a second season, per Deadline.
From Nida Manzoor and impressed by her experiences, the critically acclaimed musical comedy is about in London and follows a Muslim punk band “that includes geeky Ph.D. scholar and lead guitarist Amina Hussein (Anjana Vasan) and fierce and enigmatic front-woman Saira (Sarah Kameela Impey). Saira makes use of Amina’s desperation to discover a husband as leverage, providing to hook-up dates for her if she agrees to hitch the band. Amina has by no means, ever met ladies like this earlier than, and shortly will get swept up of their joyful anarchic vitality. However she turns into torn and caught up between two totally different worlds — that of her extra strait-laced college mates led by her bestie Noor (Aiysha Hart) and the world of Woman Components,” the supply particulars.
“I really feel so extremely fortunate and excited to have the chance to make a second sequence of ‘We Are Woman Components.’ I can’t wait to delve again into the world of the band and go deeper into their lives,” mentioned Manzoor. “Anticipate extra excessive jinks, extra music, and extra flights of fancy.”
Lisa Katz, president scripted content material, NBCUniversal Tv and Streaming, added, “’We Are Woman Components’ exploded onto our screens and into our hearts with irreverent humor, unique storytelling, and boundary-pushing comedy. We’re extremely proud that this fan-favorite sequence was heralded as groundbreaking for Muslim illustration on TV and may’t wait to proceed on this journey with visionary creator Nida Manzoor and this beloved ensemble.”
Requested “how essential” Muslim illustration on TV is true now, Manzoor, who created, wrote, and directed “We Are Woman Components” in addition to serving as an affiliate producer on the undertaking, informed BuzzFeed, “It looks like such an thrilling time to be making TV. We’re getting totally different voices, like say Michaela Coel, taking on totally different areas. I really feel prefer it’s an thrilling time to have extra Muslim illustration coming via and I really feel very fortunate to be one of many voices. We received to make a present like ‘We Are Woman Components’ and I’m hoping that commissioners will now fee extra reveals which might be in that area – sequence which present alternative ways of being a Muslim girl or a Muslim man, a brown particular person, or a Black particular person. Simply so as to add richness! As a result of when there’s actual richness, that’s once we can get actual illustration.”