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‘Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!’: Jamie Foxx Rejoins The Sitcom Ranks in New Netflix Series

Before he became an Oscar-winning film actor, Jamie Foxx worked on the small screen. He got his start in Keenen Ivory Wayans‘ sketch comedy series In Living Color before landing his own sitcom, The Jamie Foxx Show, in 1996.

Now, many years later, the actor returns to his sitcom roots with the new Netflix show Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! which will premiere on April 14. The comedy series is inspired by Foxx’s relationship with his oldest daughter, Corinne.

Watch the trailer below.

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Cush Jumbo and Delroy Lindo To Guest Star in ‘The Good Fight’ Season 5 Premiere

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Cush Jumbo and Delroy Lindo will appear as guest stars to close out their original roles in The Good Fight season 5 premiere.

In previous announcements, both actors stated that they would not be returning for Season 5 of the Paramount+ law drama.

As a result of Covid-19 production shutdowns, filming for season 4 was cut short by 3 episodes. Neither actor was able to close out the story of their respective characters as intended.

With effective planning and rescheduling, the new season premiere will properly wrap up the storylines of Lucca (Jumbo) and Adrian (Lindo).

The Good Fight stars Christine Baranski, Sarah Steele, Nyambi Nyambi, Michael Boatman, Zach Grenier, John Larroquette and Audra McDonald.

The series is produced by CBS Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions. The Good Fight is distributed worldwide by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group.

Filming is currently underway in New York.

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Lee Daniels Shares First Look of ‘The Wonder Years’ Cast

“The Wonder Years” reboot pilot is currently underway.

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Executive producer Lee Daniels shared a first look photo of the cast in character.

The initial show ran for 6 seasons, from 1988 to 1993. The reboot will feature a Black middle-class family living in Montgomery, Alabama, during the 1960s.

The heart of the show, and the central character Dean, will be played by Elisha “EJ” Williams. The series will chronicle Dean’s adolescent years as he ascertains his role in his family and the outside world.

The cast also includes Dulé Hill, who will star as Bill, a loving father and musician, Saycon Sengbloh as his insightful and well-disposed wife Lillian, and Laura Kariuki as Dean’s well-liked and adorned older sister, Kim.

Additionally, Don Cheadle will lend his voice as the narrator and adult version of Dean. Throughout the narration, “Adult Dean” will recall his life experiences as he enters a new phase of his life as a grandfather.

Like the early version of the series, Dean will fancy a love interest named Keisa Clemmons played by Milan Ray.

Fred Savage will direct the pilot and executive produce the series along with Daniels, comedy writer Saladin K. Patterson and Marc Velez. The co-creator of the original show, Neal Marlens, will serve as a consultant.

ABC ordered the pilot for the series back in January of 2021.

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Da Brat and Vic Mensa Will Appear in Season 4 of ‘The Chi’

Chicago natives, Da Brat and Vic Mensa, have joined the cast of The Chi for Season 4.

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According to Deadline, rapper and actress Da Brat will guest star in the new season of The Chi as Laporsha. The character is a career truck driver who passes through beds as frequently as she passes through cities. It’s noted that the audience can expect Laporsha’s entrance to shake things up for the Williams family.

Grammy-nominated rapper Vic Mensa is set to play the recurring role of Jamal, a man with an unrelenting passion to help his girlfriend and sister. His dedication to the two women will put him in conflict with Trig (Luke James) and Tracy (Tai Davis).

Created by Lena Waithe, The Chi is a modern-day drama that chronicles the life of residents in a neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago.

The show is currently in production. Season 4 is set to premiere on May 23 at 9:00 PM ET on Showtime.

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