Wednesday, December 8, 2021

BET+ Gives Series Order to 'Sistas' Spinoff 'Zatima' Starring Devale Ellis and Crystal Renee Hayslett

BET+ has today given a series order to the original drama series Zatima - a spinoff of the BET original drama series Sistas from Tyler Perry. Production has begun this week on the 10-episode first season for a premiere in 2022.

The drama follows Zac (Devale Ellis) and Fatima (Crystal Renee Hayslett) as they navigate the ups and downs of their relationship.

Tyler Perry writes, directs and executive produces the drama. Tyler Perry Studios will produce.

"We are continuing to strengthen our investment in quality programming, and our partnership with Tyler Perry has a proven track record of super-serving our audience," said Scott Mills, President and CEO, BET. "We look forward to unlocking crossover viewership opportunities between our linear platform and our streaming service one of our strongest series, Sistas. With Zatima joining our expanding roster of BET+ originals, BET is committed to giving viewers more of the compelling content they love and expect across our platforms."