Screen Juice: Marlon Wayans To Star In New NBC Comedy / New Kerry Washington Movie Nabs Release Month

Published: Monday 11th Jan 2016 by David
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Marlon Wayans and Kerry Washington are making moves on the small screen.

Details on their exciting new releases after the leap…

As reported here Washington and Jennifer Hudson star in ‘Confirmation, a HBO movie based on the true story of Anita Hill, a woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment and was forced to fight claims she fabricated the story to sabotage his career.

The release will make its way to the world in April after the latest season of Washington’s ABC series ‘Scandal‘ wraps and see Hudson play Ms. Angela Wright, another woman who also accused Thomas of harassing her sexually.

Keep it locked on TGJ for its official release date.

While you wait you may be pleased to learn that ’50 Shades of Black’ player Marlon Wayans has bagged himself a new NBC comedy series.

Indie Wire reports:

Wayans will star in (and produce) the series that will follow the escapades of an unfitting but loving father who is committed to successful co-parenting with his polar opposite ex-wife.

The comedy series will be produced by Universal Television, 3 Arts and Wayans Brothers Entertainment.

Its name? ‘Marlon’ and will be penned by Rick Alvarez and Michael Rotenberg who join the comedian to celebrate his lucrative new deal as rumours of a ‘White Chicks‘ sequel continue to heat up on the net.

 

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  1. MUSICHEAD January 11, 2016

    Marlon has gone from being my least favorite Wayans to now my favorite Wayans. I wish him much success. As for Kerry, Lift is still my favorite movie by her! Outside of Scandal, her projects are hit or miss but I freakin love this woman!!!

    • HausMuthaAdele January 11, 2016

      I feel Taraji needs a role like this because she’s yet to show much diversity as an actress when she’s depended on to lead a project. Cookie isn’t as complex as she was in empires first season and it makes Taraji look like she’s only playing an extension of herself.

  2. XoMoDe January 11, 2016

    Hopefully it will be a multicam sitcom with a studio audience. I hate all these single-cam, no laughter sitcoms that are all over TV these days.

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