Terry Crews Forged in ‘Jumpstart’ CBS Comedy Pilot
Terry Crews is again in uniform. The Brooklyn Nine-Nine vet is about to star in and executive-produce the CBS comedy pilot Jumpstart, our sister website Deadline reviews.
The undertaking is predicated on the favored caricature that debuted in 1989 and portrayed a younger Black couple’s on a regular basis expertise. Crews will play Joseph L. Cobb, a Philadelphia police officer who tries to be good in each side of his life. The potential sequence follows Joseph and his spouse, Marcy, a nurse, and Joe’s companion Crunchy.
“Crews’ Joe Cobb is a faithful husband, son, father and Philadelphia police officer,” in keeping with Deadline. “He’s additionally a proud Black man and sometimes feels pressured to be flawless in every of his roles, particularly in gentle of controversies surrounding cops. He’s a captivating and exuberant position mannequin in his neighborhood. Joe loves his spouse and household, however does come up brief in hilarious and endearing ways in which preserve audiences cheering for him.”
Crews is finest identified for enjoying Brooklyn 9-9‘s Terry Jeffords in all eight seasons of the comedy sequence between 2013-2021. He additionally starred as Julius, the household patriarch, in Everyone Hates Chris (2005-2009) and as Nick Individuals in Are We There But? (2010-2012). The actor at the moment hosts America’s Acquired Expertise on NBC. Along with his quite a few TV roles, Crews has appeared in movies similar to Bridesmaids, White Chicks and Cloudy With a Probability of Meatballs 2.