Posted by | Ray Cornelius
DEADLINE is reporting that Tia Mowery and Loretta Devine are teaming up for a new Netflix series Family Reunion. The streaming network has ordered 20-episodes for what is being described as a “multi-camera-multi-generational comedy.”
Family Reunion follows Cocoa McKellan (Mowery) and her former football playing husband Mox (Anthony Alabi) and their four children as they travel from Seattle to Columbus, Georgia for the McKellan Family Reunion. While there they meet an extended family they didn’t know existed and that is run by the loving but strict matriarch of the family, M’Dear (Devine).
The McKellan children will be played by Talia Jackson, Isaiah Russell-Bailey, Cameron J. “CJ” Wright and Jordyn Raya James.
Family Reunion is created and executive produced by Meg DeLoatch and directed by Eric Dean Seaton.
“We look forward to bringing families together to enjoy the hilarious and heartwarming stories of this multi-generational American family living together and discovering the importance of connecting with their roots,” said Melissa Cobb, VP of Kids and Family at Netflix. “Meg DeLoatch has created a warm, funny and memorable extended family that we believe will resonate with audiences around the world and she has assembled an incredibly talented all-black writers room to authentically portray these characters and their journey.”
RC will keep you posted as this project continues to develop.
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