Wednesday, January 18, 2017

BET Announces Premiere Date for New Drama 'Rebel'

BET has announced a March premiere date for its new original drama series Rebel created by John Singleton, it was announced today. The first season will include eight episodes.

The drama will premiere on Tuesday, March 28 at 9/8c.

Rebel follows Rebel, a police officer who leaves the force after being under an intense Internal Affairs criminal investigation for shooting her partner in the hopes of stopping him from gunning down her little brother. Continuing to fight crime as a private investigator, Rebel struggles with her brother's murder while defending herself from the dirty cops who are out for revenge.

The cast includes Danielle Moné Truitt, Giancarlo Esposito, Mykelti Williamson, Cliff "Method Man" Smith, LaTanya Richardson and Brandon Quinn.

John Singleton (Boyz n the Hood, Snowfall) created the series and also directs. He serves as executive producer with Dallas Jackson and Randy Huggins. Jill Scott composed music for the series. MarVista Entertainment produces for BET.