The ‘Best Man’ Crew Is Back & Better Than Ever


| LAST UPDATE 10/31/2022

By Alanis Wallis
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They are back. And this time, they have midlife crises and Hollywood to be dealing with. The official trailer for The Best Man: The Final Chapters just dropped, giving fans a closer look at what to expect from the limited series. The original cast will be coming back to finish off these Final Chapters. Here's a closer look. 

The limited series drama is based on the Universal film franchise. The first installment was released in 1999. It premiered at the Urbanworld Film Festival, where they debuted the first look at the Peacock series. The franchise includes three movies, the original The Best Man and its two sequels, The Best Man Holiday and The Best Man Wedding. All the films were directed and written by Malcolm D. Lee, who has a famous cousin who may sound a little familiar – Spike Lee. The cast is set to include familiar faces like Morris Chestnut, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Terrence Howard, Melissa De Soua, and Harold Perrineau.

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“When I wrote The Best Man, it was out of a desire to see myself on screen,” said director Malcolm D. Lee in a press statement. In Final Chapters, Lee served as co-showrunner, executive producer, and creator. He also directed 4 of the 8 episodes. Lee said about returning to the franchise, “Given the moment that we are in, this is the perfect time to revisit Harper, Lance, Murch, Quentin, Jordan, Robyn, Candace, and Shelby and go on the wild, emotional, hilarious ride with them, as they deal with their own journeys through parenting, activism, old love, new love and the complexities of being Black in 21st Century America.”

The Best Man: Final Chapters is set to premiere on Peacock on December 22nd. All 8 episodes will drop at the same time. Get ready for the wild ride as the crew gets back together. What are you hoping to see in the series?

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