For those who’re nonetheless lacking EmpireLyon’s tumultuous household dynamics, BET+ has the present for you.
On Tuesday, the streamer launched the primary trailer for Kingdom enterprise, a brand new sequence that feels just like the religious little one of the Fox hit produced by Lee Daniels – however with gospel music. Try a preview within the video above.
The sequence, produced by gospel icon Kirk Franklin (who is predicted to recur as Deacon D’Wayne), will premiere all eight episodes on Thursday, Could 19.
Kingdom enterprise follows Denita Jordan (performed by legendary gospel singer Yolanda Adams), the Queen of Gospel Music at First Kingdom Church and Kingdom Information in Atlanta. “A famous person whose music has been heard around the globe, she is set to guard her household and her many secrets and techniques in any respect prices,” based on the official synopsis.
Her husband Calvin Jordan (soul meals‘s Michael Seashore) would be the bishop of the First Kingdom, however “Denita is the true chief, and she or he has little tolerance for revolt amongst her household and workers (and former workers)”. A robust new artist within the Atlanta gospel scene arrives within the type of Rbel (Empire alum Serayah), a “younger pole dancer whose expertise and pedigree can convey her nearer to God and gold than she ever imagined.”
The sequence additionally stars Chaundre A. Corridor-Broomfield (FBI, Luke Cage) as Taj Jordan and Michael Jai White (Tyler Perry’s why did i get married, household enterprise) as Julius “Caesar” Jones. Visitor stars embrace Tamar Braxton, Kiandra Richardson (Empire), Aspen Kennedy (cruel) and Tyler Ok. Whitley (Larger, The sport).
The sequence was created by John J. Sakmar and Kerry Lenhart, who served as consulting producers on Reign, make or break and Psychic. They may government produce alongside Kirk Franklin, DeVon Franklin, Holly Carter and Michael Van.