NBC has put into development Black Girl Magic, a half-hour single-camera comedy, from Downtown Girls co-creators Emebeit Beyene, Crystal Boyd and Chandra Russell (Southside), Gabrielle Union and her Ill Have Another banner and Atypical creator and showrunner Robia Rashid.
Black Girl Magic tells the story of three estranged sisters who learn a mysterious secret about their family history that changes their lives and brings them back to the magical world of New Orleans.
Union will executive produce under her Ill Have Another banner alongside Rashid, Beyene, Boyd and Russell. Bryan Brucks is also attached as an executive producer and Holly Shakoor Fleischer as co-executive producer.
Black Girl Magic stems from the overall deal Rashid has at Sony TV, the studio behind her Netflix series Atypical, and the first-look pact Union has with the studio that produces L.A.s Finest, which she executive produced by and stars in.
Beyene, Boyd and Russell co-created comedy web series Downtown Girls about four, recent college grads who havent found their way so they decide to create their own instead. To raise money to launch their own business they turn their NYC apartment into a lucrative nightclub.
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