Ilana Glazer: 4 Projects You Didn’t Know She Worked On!

Ilana Glazer has worked on many well known things such as Comedy Central’s ‘Broad City’, Apple TV’s ‘The Afterparty’, and most recently, their new film ‘Babes’. However, Ilana Glazer has done many projects that you may never have even heard of, but are worth checking out!

Ilana Glazer’s hot new comedy Babes hit theaters across the country, bringing the star back into the public eye. Ilana Glazer rose to fame in Broad City which ended in 2019, and has been seen in some other notable works since. However, Ilana Glazer has worked on several projects you might not have heard of or known they were a part of.

Bojack Horseman

Yes, Ilana Glazer voiced a role in the beloved Netflix animation. In Bojack Horseman, Ilana Glazer played Penny Carson. Carson is a unique character on the show who is first introduced as an angst-filled teenager and later returns as a college student who has matured greatly and showcases the harm BoJack has caused her throughout her life.

Keke Palmer: Actually Vote

Ilana Glazer starred in and produced Keke Palmer’s 2020 music video “Actually Vote”. The song is not only catchy, it also encourages young people to vote, even going so far as to say “You can only make a change if you check that damn box.” It is clear where Keke Palmer and Ilana Glazer stand and she uses her power as a prominent performer to encourage youth to make their voices heard.

The Boys Presents: Diabolical

Ilana Glazer wrote an episode for this collection of animated stories presented by The Boys franchise. The episode, “Boyd in 3D”, was written by Ilana Glazer and her brother Eliot Glazer and surrounds social media and the fact that it is a “dysmorphic lens that warps how we view ourselves and others and numbs us to what’s truly important in life” according to IMDB. The episode and the whole show itself is definitely worth a watch. All episodes of The Boys Presents: Diabolical are available to watch on Amazon Prime Video

False Positive

Ilana Glazer starred in False Positive, a 2021 horror film that you might not have heard of because it was distributed directly by Hulu. False Positive is about a woman who is inseminated by a doctor and begins to notice sinister qualities about her pregnancy and the doctor. Given the horror and mystery genre of the film, it’s out of the usual for Ilana Glazer’s typical work, and the fact that she not only starred in the film, but also produced, screen wrote, and co-wrote the entire story of False Positive as well. It’s a project that Ilana Glazer was involved in for every step of the process. Showcasing her original and unique sense of storytelling.

If you truly consider yourself a die hard Broad City fan, or even just an Ilana Glazer fan, make sure you check out these productions and make sure you watch Babes.

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Saskia Penning

Saskia Penning is a comedy student at Emerson College and staff writer on Bedwetters comedy magazine. They are also an executive producer of the Emerson Channel television show Ear and Headmess.