Monday, May 24, 2021

Dramas 'All American: Homecoming' and 'Naomi' Ordered to Series at The CW

The CW has today given series orders to the original drama series All American: Homecing, a planted spinoff of All American, and Naomi based on the DC Comics character.

ALL AMERICAN: HOMECOMING - Set against the backdrop of the HBCU experience, a young tennis hopeful from Beverly Hills and an elite baseball player from Chicago contend with the high stakes of college sports, while also navigating the highs, lows and sexiness of unsupervised early adulthood at a prestigious Historically Black College.

The drama stars Geffri Maya, Peyton Alex Smith, Kelly Jenrette, Cory Hardrict, Sylvester Powell, Netta Walker and Camille Hyde.

Nkechi Okoro Carroll wrote the backdoor pilot, which was directed by Michael Schultz. They executive produce with Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden and Robbie Rogers. Warner Bros. Television and Berlanti Productions produce.

NAOMI - A teen girl journeys from her small northwestern town to the heights of the Multiverse. When a supernatural event shakes her hometown to the core, Naomi sets out to uncover its origins, and what she discovers will challenge everything we believe about our heroes.

The drama stars Kaci Walfall, Barry Watson, Cranston Johnson, Alexander Wraith, Mary-Charles Jones, Mouzam Makkar, Daniel Puig, Camila Moreno, Will Meyers and Aidan Gemme.

Ava DuVernay and Jill Blankenship wrote the pilot, which was directed by Amanda Marsalis. DuVernay and Blankenship executive produce with Sarah Bremner and Paul Garnes. Marsalis serves as a co-executive producer. Warner Bros. Television and Array Filmworks produce.