The streamer has ordered the single-camera comedy â€œBlack Excellenceâ€ from Barris, through which he will even star reverse Rashida Jones. Impressed by Barrisâ€™ strategy to parenting, relationships, race, and tradition, the collection is alleged to tug the curtain again and reboot the â€œhousehold sitcom.â€ Sources informÂ Selection the collection is much like â€œCurb Your Enthusiasmâ€ in tone.
Barris and Jones will govt produce alongside Hale Rothstein, who has beforehand collaborated with Barris on his ABC collection â€œBlack-ishâ€ and the Freeform spinoff â€œGrown-ish.â€ Barris will produce through his Khalabo Ink Society, which is at the moment beneath an general deal at Netflix.
Barris made main waves when it was introduced he was exiting his deal at ABC Studios for one reportedly price 9 figures at Netflix. He was certainly one of a number of high-profile creators to make the transfer to the streaming service on the time, with others being Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy.
Jones is thought for her roles on comedy exhibits like â€œThe Workplace,â€ â€œParks and Recreation,â€ and â€œAngie Tribeca,â€ the latter of which she additionally govt produces. She will even lend her voice to the upcoming Fox animated collection â€œDuncanville.â€ She can also be prepping the collection â€œKevin Can Fâ€” Himselfâ€ at AMC and not too long ago wrote and directed the documentary â€œQuincy,â€ which is about her father, Quincy Jones.
Barris is repped by CAA, Artists First, and Morris Yorn. Jones is repped by UTA and Schreck Rose.