Dunham was given the opportunity to create the series after the success of her film Tiny Furniture, which shares a similar premise with Girls. Judd Apatow and Jenni Konner serve as executive producers alongside Dunham.
The series will premiere on April 15, 2012.
Jemima Kirke as Jessa: a space cadet with hippie tendencies who wants to be an artist/educator
Allison Williams as Marnie: a sexy, bitchy and ambitious assistant at a slick political PR firm whose goal is to practice environmental law
Adam Driver as Adam: Hannah's handsome carpenter boyfriend
Zosia Mamet as Shoshanna: Jessa's cousin and roommate