Nasim Pedrad on ‘Fully Supporting’ the People of Iran, Importance of Representation in ‘Chad’

Published on Jan 16, 2020

Nasim Pedrad on ‘Fully Supporting’ the People of Iran, Importance of Representation in ‘Chad’

Nasim Pedrad first created her comedy, “Chad,” in which she also stars as the titular teenage Persian boy, in 2016. Then it was set up as a pilot at Fox, but now, as Iran is increasingly in the news due to Donald Trump’s strike on military leader Qassem Soleimani, the show prepares to launch its 10-episode first season on TBS.

“I’m not worried about the comedic elements landing differently,” Pedrad said at the Televison Critics Assn. press tour panel for the show on Wednesday. “My heart is with the Iranian people. I was born there, I have family there,

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Author: Danielle Turchiano