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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