Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Netflix Gives Series Order to Comedy 'The Vince Staples Show' from Kenya Barris

Netflix has today given a series order to the original comedy series The Vince Staples Show starring the critically acclaimed artist, actor and creator.

The comedy is loosely inspired by Staples' life, taking place in Long Beach, California.

Ian Edelman and Maurice Williams will serve as co-showrunners on the comedy. They will executive produce with Staples, Kenya Barris, Corey Smyth and director Calmatic. Khalabo Ink Society will produce.

"I am excited to partner with Netflix and Kenya Barris on The Vince Staples Show," said Staples. "This has been something I have been developing for some time and I am happy it's coming to fruition."

"It's our mission to work with the best artists in the world," added Tracey Pakosta, Head of Comedy, Netflix. "Vince has already established himself as one of the most talented young musicians today and we're really excited about how his sensibility - and sense of humor - will translate into a unique comedy series."