Nia Long rounds out the cast of the upcoming untitled comedy for Netflix.
She joins previously cast Lauren London, Eddie Murphy, Jonah Hill, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Sam Jay and Molly Gordon. David Duchovny was also recently cast.
Kenya Barris is making is feature directorial debut with the film that he co-wrote with Hill. The untitled comedy follows a new couple (Hill and London) and their families, who find themselves examining modern love and family dynamics amidst clashing cultures, societal expectations and generational differences. Murphy and Hill will find themselves on opposite sides of some of those divides.
Hill is producing through his Strong Baby shingle and Barris is producing via his Khalabo Ink Society banner. Also producing is Kevin Misher of Misher Films.
Mychelle Deschamp and Hale Rothstein for Khalabo Ink Society, Strong Baby’s Matt Dines and Ali Goodwin and Andy Berman of Misher Films are executive producing. Also exec producing are David Hyman and Charisse Hewitt Webster.
This untitled comedy reunites Murphy and Barris, who recently worked together on Amazon’s Coming 2 America. Murphy reprised his role in the follow-up to his popular ‘80s comedy and Barris co-wrote the project.
This new movie reunites Long with Barris who worked together on the Netflix series #BlackAF.