EXCLUSIVE: Ving Rhames has been tapped because the lead of Legacy, a three-episode authentic collection for BET+.
Rhames will star as Man Simmons, a infamous mobster and patriarch of the Simmons household, the ruling crime household within the southern underworld. Simmons owns the streets, however as he fights for his life, a sibling rivalry ignites that might jeopardize his legacy and legal enterprise.
Simmons has created a legacy he desires to go on to his two sons, Kevin and Tysean. Nonetheless, his womanizing methods have spilled over and jeopardizes all he’s labored for. The moms of his sons hate one another. Like mom like son. Man’s taking pictures has ignited a brand new brotherly beef; a beef that might have lethal repercussions, particularly when you’ve a household the place the enemy might lie inside.
AJ Johnson, Lisa Raye and Clifton Powell additionally star.
Legacy is created by Manny Halley and written and govt produced by Manny Halley and Yolanda Halley, who additionally function producers together with Rodney Turner and Denee Busby Howard.
The collection will start streaming March 2, solely on BET+.
Rhames is an Emmy nominee identified for his work in Pulp Fiction and the Mission: Unattainable franchise who will subsequent be seen in movies together with Mission: Unattainable – Useless Reckoning Half One and the thriller The Locksmith. He additionally not too long ago voiced Buffalo Belzer in Henry Selick’s Netflix animated characteristic, Wendell and Wild. Rhame is repped by Kramer Administration.