'The Game' Revival Series Sets Fall Premiere, Adds 'Power Book III: Raising Kanan' Star To Cast
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'The Game' Revival Series Sets Fall Premiere, Adds 'Power Book III: Raising Kanan' Star To Cast

More updates about the revival series of The Game came out of Paramount+’s day of the Television Critics Association summer press tour.

The series will premiere on Nov. 11. It has also added two new cast members in Tim Daly and Power Book III: Raising Kanan star Toby Sandeman. Additionally, original series star Coby Bell is set to make a special appearance alongside previously-announced legacy cast members Brittany Daniel and Pooch Hall, who have also signed on for special appearances

Returning original stars Wendy Raquel Robinson and Hosea Chanchez are back as series regulars with Adriyan Rae, Vaughn Hebron and Analisa Velez.

Mara Brock Akil and Sailm Akil, who were behind the original series, will executive produce. Devon Greggory is the showrunner.

The official description is as follows: “The new series will relocate from San Diego to Las Vegas and will see new players offer a modern-day examination of Black culture through the prism of pro football. The team will tackle racism, sexism, classism and more as they fight for fame, fortune, respect and love—all while trying to maintain their souls as they each play The Game.”

Daly will play Colonel Ulysses S. Thatcher, a self-made billionaire, and Sandeman will play Garret Evans, the top football player in the league.

The original series, a spinoff of Girlfriends, ran from 2006-2009 on The CW. The first revival ran from 2011-2015 on BET. The original series was a multi-cam sitcom and the first revival was a single-camera, half-hour dramedy. Tia Mowry, Pooch Hall, Hosea Chanchez, Coby Bell, Brittany Daniel and Wendy Raquel Robinson starred in the original series. Brandy, Lauren London and Jay Ellis joined the cast during the first revival. Mowry and Hall only remained for the first two seasons of the first revival.

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