Impressed by Lawrence Otis Graham’s provocative, critically acclaimed ebook, “Our Form of Folks: Inside America’s Black Higher Class,” the collection takes place within the aspirational world of Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Winery, a historic stronghold the place the wealthy and highly effective black elite have come to play for over 50 years.
This primary look contains the making of the collection and on-camera soundbites with Yaya DaCosta, Morris Chestnut, Joe Morton and Nadine Ellis. Watch the making of Fox’s new drama collection, “OUR KIND OF PEOPLE” from govt producers Karin Gist and Lee Daniels beneath!
From author and govt producer Karin Gist (“Star,” “Gray’s Anatomy”) and govt producer Lee Daniels (“Empire,” “The US Vs. Billie Vacation”), OUR KIND OF PEOPLE follows a strong-willed, single mother as she units out to reclaim her household’s identify and make an affect together with her revolutionary haircare line that highlights the innate, pure fantastic thing about black girls. However she quickly discovers a darkish secret about her personal mom’s previous that can flip her world upside-down and shake up this group perpetually. The present is a soapy, thrilling exploration of race and sophistication in America and an unapologetic celebration of black resilience and achievement.
The collection stars Yaya DaCosta (“Chicago Med,” “Whitney”), Morris Chestnut (THE RESIDENT), Joe Morton (“Scandal”), Nadine Ellis (“Let’s Keep Collectively”), Lance Gross (“Hawaii 5-0”), Rhyon Nicole Brown (“Empire”), Kyle Bary (“Ginny & Georgia”) and newcomer Alana Shiny.
Ben Silverman and Rodney Ferrell (Propagate); Claire Brown (The Gist Of It Productions); Marc Velez (Lee Daniels Leisure); Pam Williams and Montrel McKay additionally function govt producers. Tasha Smith (9-1-1, “Huge Sky,” “P-Valley”) directs the collection premiere of OUR KIND OF PEOPLE.