Nicole Ari Parker, Brandon Victor Dixon and more to guest star in ‘The Best Man: The Final Chapters’

The upcoming series will catch up with the original cast of the films as well

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The Best Man: The Final Chapters is taking shape. The upcoming Peacock series has announced an impressive list of guest stars including Nicole Ari Parker, Brandon Victor Dixon, and more.

As theGrio previously reported, Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, and Harold Perrineau, the entire cast of the hit 1999 film, The Best Man will appear on the 10-episode limited series. It promises to “catch up with the beloved cast as relationships evolve and past grievances resurface in the unpredictable stages of midlife crisis meets midlife renaissance,” the press release reads.

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Nicole Ari Parker at the Christian Dior Designer of Dreams Exhibition on Sep. 8, 2021 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Dior)

Peacock also has some big names appearing as brand new characters in The Best Man world. Fresh off And Just Like That…, Parker joins as Xiomara Amani. Her character is described as “a captivating, high profile, multi-hyphenate beauty who is sure to disrupt the dynamic of the Best Man crew.”

Dixon, who many will remember from his time on Power, appears as Demetrius, who is “West coast chic and someone from Jordan’s Long) past who has recently come back into her life.”

Ron Canada (The Good Fight) plays Quentin’s (Howard) father. Michael Genet, Yvonna Pearson, Aaron Serotsky, Terrence Terrell, Tobias Truvillion, and Eric Scott Ways are also set to appear in recurring roles.

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Brandon Victor Dixon at The American Theatre Wing’s 2019 Gala on Sept. 16, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for the American Theatre Wing)

The director of the original films and the upcoming series, Malcolm D. Lee, shared in a statement, “Here we go! The band is back together! I am very excited to bring these iconic characters back to the fans who have supported us through this franchise.”

“We are thrilled to deliver everything one would expect from this group of friends in The Best Man universe and take them through their final chapters,” Lee continued. “We can’t wait! I told you it wouldn’t be 14 more years.”

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