Though Ayo’s casting announcement got here earlier than season Four was launched, Jenny will stay the voice of Missy for a lot of the present’s fourth season. Ayo will take over within the position within the penultimate episode of the brand new season. Initially, although, Jenny was purported to voice the character for the whole lot of season 4.
Finally, the present’s inventive workforce landed on the penultimate episode as the perfect spot for Ayo to take over. “It’s about Missy’s continued evolution as an individual — that she has all of those completely different components of who she is,” co-creator Nick Kroll defined.
“There’s the sidelines Missy and the extra sexually adventurous Missy, mirror Missy, after which additionally this Missy that she’s been discovering [in Season 4] by means of hanging out along with her cousins and actually having a look at her Black id,” Nick defined.
The second additionally serves as a type of farewell to Jenny’s model of the character. Though Ayo is taking up the position, there are components of Jenny’s efficiency which can be more likely to stay.
Ayo mentioned that she’ll pay “homage” to the work that Jenny did, whereas bringing one thing new to the desk. “The voice I discovered can also be due to the work Jenny did, too,” Ayo mentioned.