The actress has been tapped to star in a BET pilot about a successful talk show host.
Gabrielle Union is ready to show off her comedic chops on the small screen. The Good Deeds star has been tapped to star as lead in Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil's new BET comedy pilot, Single Black Female.
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According to Deadline, the hour-long pilot, which is expected to air in August, "chronicles the work and family life of a Black woman who is the host of a popular Atlanta-based talk show host in the vein of The Ellen DeGeneres Show."
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The Akil's are the same power couple behind hit TV shows like The Game and Girlfriends. Salim Akil also directed Jumping the Broom, and the highly-anticipated film, Sparkle.
Next up for Union is a starring role in Think Like a Man (out April 20), co-starring Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, and Michael Ealy.