“I literally want this show to change the face of Bet,” Waithe said at Variety’s Power of Women luncheon, adding that she expects the show to be “phenomenal.”
“I’m not even saying that out of shade,” she said.
Waithe is teaming up to produce the 10-episode series with Halle Berry, who starred in the movie alongside Eddie Murphy and Robin Givens. The series will follow the children of the film’s main characters.
“It was me calling Halle and going like, ‘Look, I think I’m going to do this. If you had a good experience and you want to do it with me, let’s go,’” Waithe said. “She said, ‘I had a great experience and I’d love to work with you.’”
The series is set to premiere in