Jonah Hill to Star in Kenya Barris Comedy Feature at Netflix

Hill and Barris also wrote the script

Umberto Gonzalez

E. Brian Dobbins, Strong Baby’s Matt Dines and Ali Goodwin, and Andy Berman are the executive producers.

“Black-ish,” which hails from Disney Television Studios’ ABC Signature, examines one man’s determination to establish a sense of cultural identity for his family. The series continues to tell stories that shine a light on current events through the lens of the Johnson family; during the seventh season, they addressed the global pandemic, voting, systemic racism and the movement for social justice and equality. Barris directed a handful of episodes.

On the feature side, Barris’ recent writing credits include “Coming 2 America” with Eddie Murphy and the “Cheaper by the Dozen” remake, which is currently in production.

Hill is repped by WME, LBI, and attorney Karl Austen. Barris is repped by CAA, Artists First and attorney Gregg Gellman.

The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.

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