Mia Katigbak has been forged within the upcoming ABC comedy pilot “Josep.”
Katigbak will seem reverse beforehand introduced sequence lead Jo Koy and Rory O’Malley. The present follows a just lately divorced Filipino American nurse (Koy) making an attempt to navigate relationship, fatherhood and a really Filipino mom who likes to “assist.”
Katigbak will star as Lorna, Jo’s mother. She is described as a bit of Filipino pressure of nature. She loves Jo and spoils him along with her selfmade Filipino cooking and when he will get out of line she isn’t afraid to whack him along with her slippers. Lorna connects Jo to his previous and their household historical past, and in addition gives the love and help he wants in his new life post-divorce.
Katigbak is a widely known New York stage actor and the co-founder and actor/supervisor of the Nationwide Asian American Theatre Firm. She can also be a founding director of the Consortium of Asian American Theatres and Artists. Her onscreen roles embrace appearances on reveals like “Learn how to Get Away with Homicide,” “Chicago PD,” and “The Sinner.” She is repped by Tony Cloer.
Steve Joe is the author and government producer on the pilot. Koy will government produce along with starring. Kourtney Kang can even government produce together with The Detective Company’s Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar, Joe Meloche, and Imminent Collision’s Randall Park, Michael Golamco and Hieu Ho. twentieth Tv is the studio.
Koy is finest identified for his rise up comedy, having launched a number of comedy specials so far. In 2020, he launched the Netflix particular “Jo Koy: In His Components,” which noticed him journey to the Philippines to spotlight the native tradition in addition to Filipino-American comedians, DJs, and hip hop dancers. He’ll shoot his fourth particular for Netflix starting in March on the Discussion board in Los Angeles. He’ll subsequent be seen within the Amblin Companions and Rideback function “Easter Sunday,” which is predicated on Koy’s life experiences. It can debut on April 1, 2022 and is distributed by Common Footage