Sneak Peek: Get Ya First Gander at “Being Mary Jane” with Gabrielle Union (Video)
This chick sure is lucky. Gabrielle goes home to DWade and then goes to work and gets to look at Omari Hardwick. Some chick have all the luck, but I digress.
Welp it’s almost that time. Being Mary Jane is set to premiere on BET on July 2nd. The movie stars Gabrielle Union, Omari Hardwick, Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery, Lisa Vidal, Richard Brooks, Tika Sumpter, Raven Goodwin, B.J. Britt, Aaron D. Spears, Latarsha Rose and Robinne Lee. See full cast and crew here.
Here’s the general synopsis:
The show was originally to be called Single Black Female. The series centers on successful talk show host Mary Jane Paul (played by Gabrielle Union), her professional and private family life, while searching for “Mr. Right”:
“Mary Jane Paul has it all: she’s a successful TV news anchor, entirely self-sufficient – an all-around powerhouse who remains devoted to a family that doesn’t share her motivation. As Mary Jane juggles her life, her work and her commitment to her family, we find out how far she’s willing to go to find the puzzle pieces that she, and society, insist are missing from her life as a single Black female.” (via
The movie is the pilot for the series which is set to begin sometime in 2014.