White Famous: trailer

Warning: language

Showtime’s White Famous, based on the life of actor Jamie Foxx, is coming to Stan, airing weekly episodes from October 16.

Saturday Night Live alum Jay Pharoah stars as Floyd Mooney, a young African-American comedian whose star is on the rise. But the path to stardom is a minefield that Floyd must navigate to maintain his credibility while attempting to become “white famous.”

Executive produced by Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx and based on his experiences, this hilarious comedy series is also executive produced by Tom Kapinos, creator of Californication.

Cast: Jay Pharoah (Saturday Night Live), Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show, Django Unchained), Megalyn Echikunwoke (CSI: Miami, House of Lies), Utkarsh Ambudkar (Pitch Perfect, The Mindy Project), Cleopatra Coleman (Step up 4: Miami Heat, Neighbors), Lonnie Chavis (This Is Us), and Jacob Ming-Trent.

Guest Stars: Meagan Good (Anchorman 2, Think Like A Man), Jack Davenport (Smash, Pirate of the Caribbean), Michael Rapaport, Kendrick Sampson (How to Get Away with Murder), Lyndon Smith and Natalie Zea (Justified).

Crew: Writer and showrunner Tom Kapinos (Californication) and Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx, executive producer.

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