The new The Game series at Paramount+ is getting closer and closer. The streamer has released new images and a teaser for the upcoming revival series. The series will premiere on Nov. 11.
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It stars original series stars Wendy Raquel Robinson as sports agent Tasha Mack and Hosea Chanchez as footballer Malik Wright, as well as newcomers Adriyan Rae as Brittany Pitts, the daughter of Jason and Kelly Pitts, Vaughn Hebron as Jamison Fields, an undrafted free agent, Analisa Velez as Raquel Navarro, Brittany’s best friend and Toby Sandeman as Garret Evans, the top football player in the league.
Original series stars Brittany Daniel, Pooch Hall adn Coby Bell are slated to make special appearances.
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.”
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.
Watch the teaser and check out photos below: