Also reported in Madam Noire, NBC is getting more into the business of attracting Black and Brown audiences. The show will be titled The Best Man: Final Chapters and has been approved for 10 episodes, the article added. Also as an extra treat, the original crew will all be making a showing in the series, including Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long and Harold Perrineau.
“We’re excited to reunite this beloved cast for a limited series run of The Best Man for Peacock,” said Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming in the article. “With a powerhouse duo like Malcolm and Dayna at the helm, fans will fall in love with our favorite group of friends all over again.” Universal Television President Erin Underhill said, “When Malcolm joined the UTV family, our first conversation was about our collective desire to bring his groundbreaking Universal feature franchise to television. Three years and one pandemic later, we’re on the brink of doing just that. I’m thrilled for us all to see this goal come to fruition.”
Morris Chestnut also posted the good news on Instagram with this announcement. “It’s OFFICIAL! GET YO POPCORN READY!!Looking forward to sharing the screen with all this talent again…@tayediggsinsta @theterrencehoward @haroldperrineau @iamnialong @sanaalathan @1melissadesousa” he wrote.
We’ll be watching and ready.