Legendary Las Vegas Comedian Deborah Vance (Jean Smart) finds herself a sort of mentor to entitled, outcast 25-year-old Ava (Hannah Einbinder) when Deborah hires Ava to write for her in HBO Max original Hacks.
Besides Smart, currently also appearing in HBO’s Mare of Easttown, and Einbinder, the series also stars Carl Clemons-Hopkins and recurring guest stars Kaitlin Olson, Christopher McDonald, Paul W. Downs, Mark Indelicato, Poppy Liu, Johnny Sibilly, Meg Stalter and Rose Abdoo.
Hacks is created by Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky. It is executive produced by Downs and Aniello via their Paulilu banner, Statsky via First Thought Productions, as well as Michael Schur via Fremulon, David Miner for 3 Arts Entertainment and Morgan Sackett. The studio is Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Hacks starts streaming May 13 on HBO Max.