Hulu and Onyx Collective are teaming up again, this time with a comedy series Not arrested. Half-hour series features Kerry Washington and Delroy Lindo as daughter and father. According to the magazine, the show follows “a messy but perfectionist relationship therapist and single mom whose life is turned upside down when her dad gets out of prison and moves in with her and her teenage son.” about. Ahead of the premiere, Hulu released the official trailer.
Early on, the trailer shows that Washington’s Paige and Lindo’s Edwin have a bit of a strained relationship, but the two seem to be trying to find some solid ground with each other. As they adjust to the changes, Edwin also works on his relationship with his teenage grandson, Finn (Faly Rakotohavana), building another layer to emphasize the family already present in the story.
Also, the show focuses on more individual journeys, primarily through Paige and Edwin. In the trailer, Paige states, “(Life) isn’t about what you owe someone else. It’s about who you want to be.” Her emotions are reflected in scenes that show her sorting through her emotions, both with her father and with others. Likewise, Edwin now faces a culture shock that he must adjust to after being shut out from the world for 17 years.
Not arrested inspired by the author’s life Tracy McMillanWashington and Lindo executive produce. Yvette Lee Bowser executive producing and showruns, with Joy Gorman Vettels Anonymous content, Jen Braedenand Kevin Bray as executive producers. This is the second scripted collaboration between Hulu and Onyx Collective Reasonable doubt. Includes additional role Ji Young Han, Mark Richardson, Edwin Lee Gibsonand Jordin Mackintosh.
McMillan and Washington want to focus on mass incarceration
during TCA press type last month, behind the cast and creative team Not arrested talked a little more about his hopes for the series, including how to handle the theme of mass incarceration. Speaking to the press, both McMillan and Washington said they hoped it would change people’s attitudes. Washington said, “(It’s) an opportunity to look through the lens and explore these racist institutions and how they affect the everyday lives of families, but in a fun and loving way.”
Lindo also talked about how Not arrested It’s different from his previous roles and their ‘remedial’ role, saying, “I’d also say in terms of the arc of my own career, I only like the projects I’ve done in the last few years. The harder they fall, Five bloods… they were what I call historical corrections. This is, in a way, a current fix. It looks at the family event from a different perspective.
Not arrested debuts Friday, March 10 on Hulu with all eight episodes. Watch the trailer below: