Natalie Morales to Make Directorial Debut with Hulu’s “Plan B”

Natalie Morales in 2017. Photo by Rob Latour/Shutterstock (9114903cy)

Several beloved actresses turned to directing in the last few years, and Natalie Morales is the next one in line. She’ll make her feature directorial debut in the upcoming Hulu comedy Plan B.

This coming-of-age story will be based on a script by Prathi Srinivasan and Joshua Levy. It will start shooting in Syracuse, New York next month, and focus on the adventures of two high school students who have to come up with a plan to buy a morning-after pill in less than 24 hours.

Morales is best known for her roles in Parks and Recreation and Dead to Me, but she’s no stranger to directing. She helmed several short films, in addition to episodes of HBO’s comedy Room 104, created by Jay and Mark Duplass.

Despite her attempts to branch out to directing, Morales isn’t taking a break from acting and she has several projects in the works. She’s expected to play one of the lead roles in comedy thriller Happily, and star alongside Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, and Jared Leto in The Little Things.