Issa Rae in HBO's "Insecure"

Issa Rae in HBO’s “Insecure”

*The highly anticipated HBO series “Insecure” released a new trailer along with the announcement of its October 9 premiere date.

Created and executive produced by Issa Rae, this eight-episode series explores the friendship of two black women (Rae and Yvonne Orji) and their uncomfortable experiences and racy tribulations. as

Over the course of the season, Issa attempts to figure out what she wants out of life and how to take control of it, while fumbling her way through this journey. Molly, a corporate attorney who appears to have everything together professionally, struggles inside as she looks for external ways to fix her life. Meanwhile, Issa’s boyfriend, Lawrence (Jay Ellis), who has fallen victim to complacency, works to get his own act together. Frieda (Lisa Joyce), Issa’s overeager white co-worker, whose enthusiasm is both annoying and endearing, is at the crux of Issa’s racial frustrations at work.

The series is executive produced by Prentice Penny, Melina Matsoukas, Michael Rotenberg, Dave Beck, Jonathan Berry, and Larry Wilmore as a consultant.

The season premieres Sunday, October 9, at 10:30 p.m.

Below, watch the latest trailer, “Insecure: Stay Ready”: