Brely Evans and Ben Stephens Upped to Series Regulars on The Family Business — Bern Nadette Stanis + 2 More Joins Cast

Brely Evans and Ben Stephens Upped to Series Regulars on The Family Business -- Bern Nadette Stanis + 2 More Joins Cast

Carl Weber’s The Family Business has upped some recurring cast members and added some new faces to its roster for its upcoming fourth season.

Brely Evans and Ben Stephens, who currently recur as Sonya Duncan and Curtis Duncan, have been promoted to series regulars while Bern Nadette Stanis, Nayirah Teshali, and Sacaiah Shaw have joined the series. The latter three will have heavily recurring roles in the BETplus series.

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Based on Carl Weber’s book series, this show follows the Duncans, a seemingly upstanding family running an exotic car dealership in New York by day. However, they are also living a dangerous double life.

Ernie Hudson, Valarie Pettiford, Darrin DeWitt Henson, Sean Ringgold, Tami Roman, Miguel A. Nunez, Arrington Foster, Dylan Weber, Yadi Valerio and Emilio Rivera, star in the series.

Evans’ Sonya Duncan is newly married to Junior Duncan; Sonya strategically compiles family secrets to make sure her husband is always one step ahead. Stephens’ Curtis Duncan is a bounty hunter and the strikingly handsome nephew of L.C. Duncan who has become the family favorite in the kitchen and in the streets.

Stanis will play Nee Nee Duncan, the feisty southern belle wife of Larry Duncan (Stan Shaw) who has come to New York to make sure her family is protected. Teshali has been cast as Lauryn Duncan, the new hip bubblegum chewing Duncan cousin fresh out of assassin school ready to join the family business.

Sacaiah Shaw will play Kenny Duncan, the crazy son of Larry Duncan, played by Sacaiah’s real-life dad Stan Shaw, trying to fulfill his father’s vendetta against LC.

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Nikaya D. Brown Jones serves as showrunner and executive producer and Trey Haley as co-executive producer and director. Weber serves as showrunner and executive producer for Urban Books Media. Hudson also serves as executive producer.

The Family Business season 4 is currently in production.

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