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‘Black-ish’ Creator Developing ‘Good Times’ Film Script

‘Black-ish’ Creator Developing ‘Good Times’ Film Script

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Ever wonder what JJ Evans and the rest of the Evans family would look like on the big screen? Thanks to the Good Times film that’s currently in development, you may get that answer sooner than you thought.

A film based on old-school sitcom Good Times is in the works at Sony and Deadline was the first to break the news. The site is reporting that the company has tapped Kenya Barris, the creative mind behind hit comedy series Black-ish, to pen the film.

Good Times told the story of a black family struggling to survive in the Chicago projects during ’60s and ran from 1974 to 1979 on CBS. The series starred Esther Rolle as the family’s matriarch Florida Evans, John Amos as the stern patriarch James Evans, Sr., Ja’net Dubois as the family’s neighbor Willona Woods, Jimmie Walker as the oldest Evans child James “J.J.” Evans, Jr., Ralph Carter as the militant, brainiac youngest child Michael Evans and Bern Nadette Stanis as intelligent only daughter Thelma Evans Anderson. The series is also known for giving Janet Jackson her big acting break as the abused, but soon adopted Millicent “Penny” Gordon Woods.

Let’s hear your thoughts. Do you think this movie even needs to be made? Who would you cast in the film? Talk to us in the comments below.

Photo Credit: CBS

Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.

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