Universal’s The Best Man, directed and written by Malcolm D. Lee, premiered in theaters over twenty years in the past, however the loyalty and attachment to the movie sequence have solely strengthened all through the years. Fans of the celebrated franchise get to affix the ensemble solid for one ultimate reunion in Peacock’s The Best Man: The Final Chapters with all eight episodes accessible for streaming on December twenty second. The limited series’ official trailer supplies a more in-depth look into the closing chapter of the franchise.
Watch the trailer under.
The upcoming sequence drops viewers proper again into the lives of Harper, Jordan, Shelby, Lance, Quentin, Robyn, Candace, and Murch, happening after Harper will get the chance to show his debut ebook Unfinished Business right into a film. Outside obvious nostalgia and traditional interactions between the reunited pals, the trailer presents glimpses into the evolution of the group within the years since The Best Man Holiday, the 2013 prequel. The gang offers with the resurgence of previous grievances, the unpredictable phases of midlife crises, and private breakthroughs.
The authentic solid is ready to return for the sequence with Morris Chestnut, Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Harold Perrineau, and Melissa De Sousa reprising their roles within the franchise. The solely solid member not returning is Monica Calhoun as Mia.
Malcolm D. Lee Express Heartwarming Sentiments On The Closing of The Best Man Franchise
The eponymous movie sequence has obtained excessive reward from critics in addition to quite a few accolades and awards for each The Best Man (1999) and The Best Man Holiday (2013). In 2000, its creator Malcolm D. Lee received two Black Reel Awards (Best Director and Best Screenplay) and an NAACP Award for Outstanding Motion Picture. He has been on the helm of The Best Man franchise since its inception, and this ultimate sequence marks a end result level in Lee’s long-standing profession.
In an announcement concerning the sequence by The Hollywood Reporter, Lee states:
It is now greater than ever that the world is craving to see what I’ve labored my whole profession to point out: relatable, common tales about Black individuals and their humanity. It has all the time been my mission to make African-American tales mainstream.
Lee returns to the franchise because the sequence’ co-showrunner, co-writer, and co-executive producer accompanied by Dayna Lynne North (Insecure, Veronica Mars, Switched At Birth, Single Ladies) who shares the identical roles. Additional solid members for the sequence embody Michael Genet, Yvonna Pearson, Aaron Serotsky, Terrence Terrell, Tobias Truvillion, and Eric Scott Ways.