Good news for fans of ‘‘ The Best Man’ ‘and ‘ The Best Man Holiday’!
Source: Gilbert Carrasquillo/ Getty
Peacock exposed today that the streaming service has actually bought 10 episodes of the minimal dramedy series ‘‘ THE BEST MAN: FINAL CHAPTERS’ from Universal Television, composed and executive produced by Malcolm D. Lee and Dayna Lynne North.
This isn’t some far-fangled reboot either. All of our favorites from the movies are set to reunite for the task — — so we’ll get to see Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long and Harold Perrineau back together once again.
““ We’re delighted to reunite this precious cast for a minimal series run of ‘‘ The Best Man ’ for Peacock, ” stated Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. ““ With a powerhouse duo like Malcolm and Dayna at the helm, fans will fall for our preferred group of buddies all over once again.””
Universal Television President Erin Underhill stated, ““ When Malcolm signed up with the UTV household, our very first discussion had to do with our cumulative desire to bring his cutting-edge Universal function franchise to tv. 3 years and one pandemic later on, we’’ re on the verge of doing simply that. I’’ m delighted for all of us to see this objective pertained to fulfillment.” ”
The minimal series is based upon the Universal movie franchise composed and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. It discovers crucial characters Harper, Robyn, Jordan, Lance, Quentin, Shelby, Candace, and Murch handling the advancement of their relationships progress. Just like the movies, previous complaints are bound to resurface particularly considering our characters are now in the unforeseeable phases of midlife crisis fulfills midlife renaissance.
““ Here we go! The band is back together! I am extremely delighted to bring these renowned characters back to the fans who have actually supported us through this franchise,” ” stated Malcolm D. “Lee. “ We are enjoyed provide whatever one would anticipate from this group of good friends in ‘‘ The Best Man ’ universe and take them through their last chapters. We can’’ t wait! I informed you it wouldn’’ t be 14 more years.””
” The Best Man: Final Chapters” isn’t the only thing Malcom D. Lee has cooking nowadays. His approaching tasks consist of ““ At That Age, ” a pilot for NBC (based upon an initial idea/created by Lee, who is executive manufacturer and director) and ““ Space Jam: A New Legacy” ” (Warner Brothers/HBO Max). Lee’’ s Blackmaled Productions banner likewise has numerous tasks in advancement consisting of ““ I Almost Forgot About You” ”( Universal), an adjustment of Terry McMillan’’ s unique with Viola Davis, “ The Classic ”( Universal), “ Real Talk ”( Universal), and “ Rock the Bells ” (Fox).
Bruh has material on deck!
We’re likewise thrilled for his co-writer Dayna Lynn North, who you might understand from her work as a writer/executive manufacturer and showrunner on “Insecure.” North is presently co-writing and executive producing “Young Love,” the series adjustment of Matthew Cherry’s Academy Award-winning brief “Hair Love.”
“‘‘ The Best Man ’ movies were a cultural example throughout my college days —– and they’’ ve stayed prominent popular culture referrals to this day,” ” stated Dayna Lynn North. ““ I ’ ve matured chuckling with these characters, copying their dance relocations, and grieving at their losses. I am satisfied to be partnering with Malcolm D. Lee and this remarkable cast to adjust this renowned franchise at Peacock.”
Which “Best Man” characters are you most thrilled to capture up on? We’re absolutely going to review both movies prior to this series strikes Peacock!