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After losing her job as the star of Spaceship: Neutrino, a beloved sci-fi television show, Lena Hadid finds herself completely broke, and too hopelessly typecast from her fame as an iconic sci-fi star to land any acting work. Out of money and options, she moves back home to the quiet, conservative suburbs of Washington, D. C. to share a raucous, messy bachelor pad with Amir, her metrosexual Arab father, and Adam, her ultra-cool, hip-hop producer younger brother. With their help, Lena learns to embrace her unique fame as an icon of nerdom, and redefine what it means to be 'washed-up'.

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Writer Biography - Leila Ben-Abdallah

Leila is a comedian, actor, improviser and writer from the Washington D.C. area. After graduating from the William Esper Studio Two-Year professional training program, Leila has performed extensively on stage and screen with the NY Arab-American Comedy Festival (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012), College Humor, TruTV, Numu Arts Collective, PEN World Voices Festival, The Claque, Fresh Ground Pepper, and Munkytown Productions. Leila has created and performed two solo shows, Leticia's Fifth Birthday Party, and How Did I Get in Here? The Beverly Blondell Story, the latter premiered at the SOLOCOM Festival of comedic solo works, and went on to enjoy a critically acclaimed run at the 2014 NY International Fringe Festival. Every Monday at 8 at The People’s Improv Theater, Leila improvises with the house team, The Duke. Leila was profiled in the November 2014 Issue of VIVMag in Jordan, and her writing has been published on After spending years working in the restaurant industry, Leila created and produced Eighty-Sixed, a comedic pilot about the creative types who make the NYC restaurant industry run. View the full pilot at!

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