NBC has picked up a comedy pilot starring Marlon Wayans. The show, simply called ‘Marlon’, is loosely inspired by Marlon Wayans’ life. The multi-camera comedy revolves around an inappropriate, but loving father, played by Wayans, who is committed to successfully co-parenting with his polar opposite ex-wife, who will be played by Essence Atkins (‘Are We There Yet?’) In addition to starring in the show, Marlon will serve as a producer.
Marlon’s brother, Damon Wayans, is set to play Roger Murtaugh in ‘the Lethal Weapon‘ television series. Murtaugh is the character made famous by Danny Glover in the box office hit. Fox has officially ordered the pilot, after months of a bidding war with other networks.
No word yet on when both pilots will drop, but of course, LN will keep you posted!
Source: Hollywood Reporter