Posted by | Cyrena Rose

Actress Gabrielle Union has been tapped as the lead in BET’s, new hour-long pilot, Single Black Female set to debut in August!

The show will chronicle the work and family life of a Black woman who is the host of a popular Atlanta-based talk show.  Single Black Female falls under the mega production deal Mara Brock-Akil (and husband Sam Akil), writer-producer of The Game, has with BET.

The Akils are the power couple behind the hit TV show Girlfriends.  Sam Akil directed Jumping the Broom, and the highly-anticipated movie Sparkle!

Source:  Deadline