Greater than 26 years after reaching her huge film break in Boomerang, Halle Berry has signed on to government produce a follow-up to the enduring movie for BET, and completed producer Lena Waithe is becoming a member of her for the experience in the identical capability.
Berry and Waithe, Oscar and Emmy winners, respectively, will each function government producers on the half-hour BET Networks and Paramount Tv-produced collection, which can run for 10 episodes.
In an announcement, Berry sang her co-executive producer’s praises and touched on what it means to her to convey this story to the small display screen.
“I am thrilled to staff up with Lena on this mission as she is no doubt a number one voice of her technology and a path blazer in her personal proper,” she stated. “I am actually excited to be part of bringing this iconic and beloved movie to the small display screen.”
Followers of the unique movie mustn’t misconstrue this new mission as a reboot, as Berry famous that it’s, slightly, “a continuation of the unique story.”
“There isn’t any level in making an attempt to remake a basic,” she added. “It could actually’t be performed. So we wish to create one thing contemporary that speaks to a brand new technology. We hope folks will come to the present with an open thoughts and able to embrace the brand new world we have created.”
Boomerang is slated to air in 2019 on BET.