Kenya Barris Sells ABC ‘Bewitched’ Remake Starring Black Woman Lead

Kenya Barris Sells ABC ‘Bewitched’ Remake Starring Black Woman Lead

Black-ish creator Kenya Barris could also be on is solution to Netflix, however he’s dropping another gem for ABC within the type of a Bewitched remake starring a Black feminine lead.

Complicated stories the position of Samantha shall be crammed by a Black actress whereas her husband shall be White.

The present abstract reads: “they battle to navigate their variations as she discovers that even when a black woman is actually magic, she’s nonetheless not as highly effective as a decently tall white man with a full head of hair in America.”

Barris will govt produce the challenge by Khalabo Ink Society. He may even pen the sequence alongside The Boondocks author Yamara Taylor.

The tv govt additionally just lately signed a $100 million, multiyear TV take care of Netflix to create new content material for the streaming service, in keeping with Selection. 

“Kenya Barris is one in all our nice trendy storytellers,” stated Cindy Holland, vice chairman of authentic content material at Netflix. “Kenya makes use of his voice to make audiences extra conscious of the world round them, whereas concurrently making them chortle. His honesty, comedic brilliance and singular standpoint, mixed with the artistic freedom he’ll get pleasure from at Netflix, guarantees to create highly effective new tales for all our members around the globe.”

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