Marsai Martin to Host Quibi’s ‘Tiny Talk Show’

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‘Black-Ish’ star Marsai Martin has been tapped to host her own talk show titled the ‘Tiny Talk Show’ on Quibi.

According to Deadline, the talk show is produced by Art & Industry and is billed as the world’s smallest functional talk show.

The set reportedly will be a one-sixth scale of an actual set that reflects the show’s mission: intimate, revealing, and devoted to subjects with a lot to say.

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At just 15 years of age, Martin is already proving to be one of Hollywood’s brightest stars. She has her own production company, Genius Productions, which has already inked a deal with Universal Pictures.

In 2019, she released her movie, “Little” — a modern reworking of the classic 1988 comedy “Big,” which starred Tom Hanks, becoming the youngest ever executive producer of a major Hollywood movie.

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Martin’s offering starred actresses Regina Hall and Issa Rae and received critical acclaim.

“My parents would watch movies like Big and Freaky Friday, and I wanted to see that kind of story told from an African-American angle,” Martin recently told InStyle. “So I had the idea for Little, and then I told my parents and we all fleshed it out together. This was at the end of filming season one of Black-ish, and when we were shooting the finale, my dad — who’s also an executive producer — went up to [Black-ish creator] Kenya [Barris] to ask his opinion. He thought it was a dope idea, and we worked on the full-blown idea at a Waffle House or something, eating while we came up with the pitch. The rest is history.”

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