Kenya Barris developing Ben Crump documentary at Netflix

The 'black-ish' creator is putting the spotlight on the famed attorney

Kenya Barris
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Kenya Barris may be known for his comedy chops but the BlackAF creator has confirmed he’s turning his attention to much more serious matters. 

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Barris will produce an upcoming documentary on Ben Crump, the high-profile attorney who is currently representing the families of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery. 

The untitled documentary on the Florida-based attorney will be co-produced by Oscar-winner Roger Ross Williams, who recently scored two Emmy nominations for his work on the Michelle Obama doc, Becoming.

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The Crump special is expected to hit Netflix next year and has been in production for months, according to Deadline.

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Some of the filmmakers attended the memorial held for Floyd on June 8, so it seems likely that some footage from the heartbreaking event may be included in the documentary.

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