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Barris, Rashida Jones to star in 'Black Excellence'

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

American has set his first series -- a single-camera comedy "Black Excellence".

will star opposite in the show, which is inspired by Barris' approach to parenting, relationships, race and culture.

The series is said to pull the curtain back and reboot the "family sitcom".

According to several sources to, the series will be similar to Larry David's "Curb Your Enthusiasm".

and Jones will produce alongside Hale Rothstein, who has previously collaborated with Barris on his "Black-ish" series and "Grown-ish".

Barris will produce via his Khalabo Ink Society, which is currently under an overall deal at

Barris made major waves when it was announced that he was exiting his deal at ABC Studios for a deal with He was one of several high-profile creators to make the move to the streaming service at the time, with others being and



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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 11:34 IST