“Our Kind Of People” is a new show coming to the FOX network. And Yaya Dacosta is in the starring role.
Yaya DaCosta In “Our Kind Of People” With All-Black Cast
Get ready for a brand new all-black drama set to broadcast on FOX.
Created by Karen Gist, “Our Kind Of People” is based on a book of the same name written by Lawrence Otis Graham.
Sure to take your emotions on a roller-coaster ride,
So, What’s It All About?
Set in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, this series follows the journey of single mother Angela Vaughn.
Angela risks it all and moves her family to Martha’s Vineyard.
In hopes of taking her natural hair care line to the next level, she infiltrates the African American elite in Oak Bluffs.
While setting out to reclaim her family’s name, she soon discovers a dark secret involving her mother’s past.
This info turns her world upside-down.
Directed by Tasha Smith, there is an exciting ensemble of some of our favorite black celebrities –
- Yaya DaCosta as Angela Vaughn
- Morris Chestnut as Raymond Dupont
- Alana Bright as Nikki Vaughn
- Nadine Ellis as Leah Franklin-Dupont
- Rhyon Nicole Brown as Lauren Dupont
- Joe Morton as Teddy Franklin
- Kyle Bary as Quincy Dupont
- Lance Gross as Tyrique Freeman
And in recurring roles –
- Debbi Morgan as Patricia Williams
- L. Scott Caldwell as Olivia Sturgess Dupont
- Raven Goodwin as Josephine
- Nicole Chanel Williams as Taylor
Check out the first look here.
This series will also be released in Canada, Latin America, and India as an original series.
From the Executive Producer of “Empire” and “Star”, “Our Kind Of People” premieres on FOX in the U.S. on September 21st.
Get ready to be taken on an emotional rollercoaster ride. Will you be watching?