Peacock Orders Limited Series ‘The Best Man: Final Chapters’ + reuniting original cast
Peacock has ordered 10 episodes of the limited dramedy series "The Best Man: Final Chapters" from Universal Television, written and executive produced by Malcolm D. Lee and Dayna Lynne North.
The star-studded original cast from the hit films are set to return including Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long and Harold Perrineau.
“We’re excited to reunite this beloved cast for a limited series run of 'The Best Man’ for Peacock, said Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “With a powerhouse duo like Malcolm and Dayna at the helm, fans will fall in love with our favorite group of friends all over again.”
Based upon the eponymous Universal film franchise written and directed by Malcolm D. Lee, the series will catch up with Harper, Robyn, Jordan, Lance, Quentin, Shelby, Candace, and Murch as relationships evolve and past grievances resurface in the unpredictable stages of midlife crisis meet midlife renaissance.
“Here we go? The band is back together! I am very excited to bring these iconic characters back to the fans who have supported us through his franchise,” said Malcom D. Lee. “We are thrilled to deliver everything one would expect from this group of friends in 'The Best Man' universe and take them through their final chapters. We can’t wait! I told you it wouldn’t be 14 more years.”