I spoke with Variety about how we revived and “aged up” ‘iCarly’. Check out an excerpt from the interview and read the full piece at the link below!
“When you’re in your late 20s, as Carly is, you start to think about the next phases of your career and your life,” Ramsey says. “Those are things that you don’t get to explore in a kids’ show, and I think we do it in a clever way. It’s not overbearing — it is still a sitcom, it’s not a drama — but we do get to touch on some of those themes, which is really fun.”
Ramsey, who got her start making socially conscious comedy sketches on YouTube, knows the importance of discussing important issues in a welcoming way. In the context of this new “iCarly,” they are able to spotlight gender fluidity, sex work and the “wedding industrial complex.” (Mosley, who identifies as bisexual, plays the openly pansexual Harper on screen.) With two new Black women featured in the ensemble, “iCarly” has made a concerted effort to increase representation, as wel