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Alec Baldwin and black-ish creator Kenya Barris are teaming up for an untitled family comedy, which has been ordered straight to series at ABC. Baldwin is developing the project as a potential starring vehicle.
While Murphy doesn’t have a deal to return for the sequel, he is expected to star, as he’s been intimately involved in the development of the Paramount project.
After launching three franchises between Barbershop, Fantastic Four and Ride Along, director Tim Story is set to tackle a fourth with New Line’s “Shaft.” Can you dig it?
The 1992 sports comedy White Men Can’t Jump is set to get a 21st-century makeover courtesy of Kenya Barris. The Black-ish creator is teaming with Los Angeles Clippers player Blake Griffin and Ryan Kalil of the Carolina Panthers to develop a remake of the 20th Century Fox classic.
It’s been more than 10 years since our last appointment at Calvin’s Barbershop. Calvin and his longtime crew are still there, but the shop has undergone some major changes.
Plot details are kept under wraps, but the project has been described as a female-driven comedy. Barris and Oliver recently penned Barbershop 3, which Malcolm D. Lee is also directing.
A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
A recap of the week’s TV news!
ABC reboots two foreign formats, snags another musical series, and an action/adventure adaptation, CBS continues their Zuicker affair with Detail, CW gets a little jealous and decides to go supernatural with Zuicker, and musical with Prickly, while Disney Channel finds a little Gravity, Fox finds Godfrey and a Free Ride, Starz eyes Hollywood’s nightlife, and SyFy says yes (again) to Alphas!