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Marcus Scribner, star of “black-ish,” joins the cast of Freeform’s “grown-ish” for its fifth season



The beloved “-ish” world continues with Emmy®-nominated “grown-ish” being picked up for a fifth season as the final season of “black-ish” comes to a close and the current class graduates Cal U.

Marcus Scribner, who played Andre Johnson Jr. on “black-ish,” joins his TV sister Yara Shahidi on the Freeform spinoff, reprising his role as he embarks on his own journey to being “grown.”

Zakiyyah Alexander (“Russian Doll,” “La Brea”), an award-winning playwright and producer, and Courtney Lilly, executive producer and showrunner of “Black-ish,” will serve as co-showrunners.

“Grown-ish,” now in its fourth season, follows Zoey and her classmates as they prepare for graduation on Thursdays at 10 p.m. on Freeform and streaming the next day on Hulu.

The final season of “black-ish” returns with new episodes on Tuesday, March 22, on ABC, and all seasons are available to stream on Hulu.

Season five is executive produced by Kenya Barris, Zakiyyah Alexander, Courtney Lilly, Craig Doyle, Yara Shahidi, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland, E. Brian Dobbins and Michael Petok. The series is produced by ABC Signature.

Scribner is an NAACP Image Award recipient for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and is represented by CAA, Artists First, imPRint, and Del Shaw Moonves. Alexander is represented by WME, Map Point Management, and Gang Tyre, and Lilly by UTA, Ben Jacobson at The Framework Collective, and attorneys Jeff Frankel and Mike Castrillo at McKuin, Frankel, Whitehead.

Additional casting news is to come at a later date.