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‘Black-ish’ spin-off in the works starring Laurence Fishburne and Jenifer Lewis

Apparently, another popular installment is in works adding to the franchise of ‘ish’. Kenya Barris is going to develop ‘Old-ish’ as a spin-off of Black-ish: The Emmy nominated comedy series. In the sequel, we will see Laurence Fishburne and Jenifer Lewis, they would be reprising their roles as Earl Johnson and Ruby Johnson.

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All you need to know about the Black-ish spin-off ‘Old-ish’

Laurence Fishburne served as an executive producer for the Black-ish series from start and she has been the lead cast in the series, featuring in more than 60 episodes out of 140 episodes till now. Meanwhile, Jenifer Lewis was promoted as the lead cast in season two and also served as a producer. Black-ish is a single-camera filmed comedy hailing from ABC Signature, Helen Sugland’s Cinema Gypsy, and Khalabo Ink Society.

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The sequel of Black-ish will revolve around Ruby and Earl as they give their relationship a second chance, after moving to Los Angeles. They try to make it work and present themselves as a happily married couple again and interact with characters representing the old and new faces of the community.

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’Old-ish’ comes as the third spinoff in Kenya Barris’s ‘ish’ franchise. The previous ones are titled as ‘Grown-ish’ and ‘Mixed-ish’. The Grown-ish would be returning to ABC for its season four in 2021. While the Mixed-ish will be returning on ABC for season two in 2020 or 2021.

Kenya Barris is connected to the ‘ish’ franchise, following his agreement with Netflix, which allows him to do so.
And now, he would be penning the script for Black-ish spin-off ‘Old-ish’.

THE Black AF project is a part of Kenya Barris and Khalabo Ink Society’s deal with Netflix. Kenya Barris is also coming up with animated music series titled ‘Entergalactic’, inspired by Juneteenth musical, companied by Pharell Williams.

 

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