Yara Shahidi Spin-Off Renamed ‘Grown-ish’, Trevor Jackson Cast
Freeform has changed the title of their upcoming black-ish spinoff series, to grown-ish. Previously, the series was called, college-ish. The 13 episode single-camera comedy is toplined by black-ish‘s Yara Shahidi.
Shahidi will be joined by black-ish regular, Deon Cole. The cast also includes Saturday Night Live alum Chris Parnell, Emily Arlook and Trevor Jackson, which will be series regulars. Parnell and Jackson will reprise the roles they originated in the planted spinoff episode of black-ish, while Arlook plays the role originally played in the black-ish episode by Mallory Sparks.
grown-ish follows the Johnson’s eldest daughter Zoey (Shahidi) as she heads off to college and quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest. Deon Cole plays Charlie, Dre’s eccentric and unpredictable co-worker at Stevens & Lido. Arlook plays Miriam, a freshman know-it-all at Southern California University with a no holds barred attitude. Parnell plays the dean of Southern California University. Jackson will portray a socially-conscious sophomore at Southern California University.
The series will start production next month and is set to premiere early 2018 on Freeform and the Freeform App . Kenya Barris, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and Brian Dobbins are executive producers of the series.