Cartoonist Keef (LaMorne Morris) finally understands what his friends have been talking about all these years after police misidentify him because of his race. After just wanting to “keep it light” throughout his career, he’s now confronted with his new knowledge at every turn and he has to figure out how he’s going to incorporate it into his work.
Along with Morris, the series also stars T. Murph and Blake Anderson. Woke is developed by Marshall Todd and Keith Knight who also serve as executive producers alongside showrunner Jay Dyer, Maurice “Mo” Marable, Aeysha Carr, Richie Schwartz, John Will, Will Gluck, and Eric Christian Olsen. Kate Schumaecker serves as executive producer on the pilot.
All eight episodes of Woke will premiere Sept. 9 on Hulu.