Gabrielle Union “Bad Boys” Spin-Off Series Picked Up By NBC
More TV time for Gabrielle Union! Reportedly, plans are underway for a “Bad Boys” spinoff series staring Union. The drama series, that will be written and executive produced by Brandon Sonnier and Brandon Margolis, has landed at NBC with a pilot production commitment.
Union will star as her ‘Bad Boys 2’ character, Syd Burnett. As an LAPD detective, she can now pursue all the pleasures Los Angeles has to offer and leave her past behind. But things will get complicated when her new partner, Nancy McKenna, learns that Syd’s unapologetic lifestyle may be masking a greater personal secret.
Union will also serve as an executive producer. Jerry Bruckheimer, who produced the “Bad Boys” films, will executive produce along with Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed, Jeff Gaspin, Jeff Morrone, Doug Belgrad.
Union’s ‘Bad Boys’ spin-off, comes amidst BET ending “Being Mary Jane,” after four seasons. Union starred as successful broadcast journalist Mary Jane Paul.
Last month, it was reported that Union and and NBA baller LeBron James were set to executive produce an ABC series called “White Dave,” which is based on the life of series creator David E. Talbert.