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‘Moonlight’ writer Tarell Alvin McCraney’s TV series will star Phylicia Rashad & Akili McDowell

June 27, 2018
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Oscar-winning Moonlight co-writer Tarell Alvin McCraney’s coming-of-age drama for OWN, David Makes Man has landed veteran actress (and black icon, hello) Phylicia Rashad and The Astronaut Wives Club alum, Akili McDowell in the title role. The show will additionally star Nathaniel Logan McIntyre (Magic Camp and Barry), Broadway actor Isaiah Johnson (Hamilton, The Color Purple), Ade Chike Torbert (East Los High), Jordan Bolger (Peaky Blinders), Cayden K. Williams (Girls Trip) and others.

The highly-anticipated series is being executive produced by McCraney (who’s also co-writing) Mike Kelley & Melissa Loy, Michael B. Jordan, and Oprah Winfrey.