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White Famous (Showtime 2017, Jay Pharoah, Utkarsh Ambudkar)

White Famous

In sitcom White Famous, Jay Pharoah plays talented young comedian Floyd Mooney, whose star is rising, forcing him to navigate the treacherous waters of maintaining his credibility as he begins to cross over into the world of becoming “white famous.”

Utkarsh Ambudkar (The Mindy Project) plays Malcolm, Floyd’s frustrated agent who wants his client to do whatever it takes to make it big. Cleopatra Coleman (The Last Man on Earth) plays Floyd’s ex-girlfriend Sadie, the love of his life and the mother of his son, played by Lonnie Chavis (This is Us). Jacob Ming-Trent (Feed the Beast) stars as Ron Balls, Floyd’s roommate – in the middle of the chaos, he remains the voice of reason.

cast
Jay Pharoah as Floyd Mooney
Utkarsh Ambudkar as Malcolm
Cleopatra Coleman as Sadie
Jack Davenport as Peter King
Jacob Ming-Trent as Ron Balls
Jamie Foxx as Jamie Foxx
Kendrick Sampson as Robbie
Lonnie Chavis as Trevor
Lyndon Smith as Gwen
Meagan Good as Kali
Michael Rapaport as Teddy Snow
Natalie Zea as Amy
Stephen Tobolowsky as Stu Beggs
Lucien Laviscount as Robbie (Originally Cast)
Megalyn Echikunwoke as Sadie (Original Pilot)

crew details
Creators: Jamie Foxx, Tom Kapinos
Executive Producers: Jamie Foxx, Jamie King, Louis Fusaro, Tim Story, Tom Kapinos

production details
Country: USA
Network and Production Companies: Showtime – Lionsgate Television
Duration: 10×30 minute episodes
Aired From: Sunday 15 October 2017 at 10.00pm





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