‘Reno 911!’ Revival: Niecy Nash Says Quibi Series Will Be Just Like the Original Series

by Jeremy Spirogis
Niecy Nash

Reno 911! is coming again as a Quibi authentic sequence. The complete solid is returning because the inept Reno, Nevada police division. Niecy Nash shall be again as Deputy Raineesha Williams, with all of her co-stars. It has been 11 years for the reason that final episode aired on Comedy Central. 

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Niecy Nash
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First, you may see Nash on the FX historic drama Mrs. America. She performs Women’s Movement activist Flo Kennedy. Nash spoke with reporters on a convention name for Mrs. America and Showbiz Cheat Sheet obtained an opportunity to ask her in regards to the Reno 911! revival. Reno 911! returns May four on Quibi. New episodes of Mrs. America stream Wednesdays on Hulu.

Niecy Nash says her ‘Reno 911!’ character got here again shortly

Nash wears a wig and an enhanced bottom as Raineesha Williams. She stated getting again into character after over a decade was so simple as placing the costume again on.

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“Baby, I put that booty on and that baby hair and let ‘em have it,” Nash stated.

Quibi gained’t change ‘Reno 911!’

Reno 911! was a half-hour comedy on Comedy Central. In the documentary type of Cops, cameras adopted the characters round Reno. The solid – together with Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Cedric Yabrough, Kerri Kenney and Jo Lo Truglio – improvised their comedy. 

Quibi exhibits are below 10 minutes every, however Nash stated Reno 911! isn’t any completely different on Quibi.

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“No, it’s really not,” Nash stated. “Same shenanigans, because they just break it up on the editing. We film it the exact same way. There’s a premise and no script.”

Niecy Nash has been doing drama for some time

Mrs. America is the newest dramatic position for Nash. She fought to make Hollywood take her significantly and it paid off from Getting On to Master of Sex, When They See Us and Claws.

“My first position that I did that was dramatic was Getting On the place I used to be nominated for 2 Emmys for that all through the course of the time that I had that present on HBO,” Nash stated. “Now, let me inform you one thing, this telephone don’t cease ringing for each forlorn mom, each lady on the backside of the barrel, each lady with an affliction. I used to be so comfortable to return and do Reno. I used to be like, ‘You gotta be careful what you ask for.’”

‘Reno 911!’ was a aid for Niecy Nash

Once Nash confirmed what she might do in drama, Hollywood typecast her once more.

“Just now that people know you can do it and now that they know you can get a nomination for doing it, it’s like oh yeah, keep doing that,” Nash stated. 

Reno 911! returned at precisely the suitable time. The sequence of dramatic rolls had taken its toll on Nash. 

(L-R) Thomas Lennon, Niecy Nash and Robert Ben Garant | David Livingston/Getty Images

“Oh, did it ever,” Nash stated. “What I’m trying to make sure I do for me personally is have balance because when you play a lot of women who are broken back to back to back to back without having breaks in between, it starts to affect you mentally and emotionally.”

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