Get ready! BET Networks is gearing up to launch its newest original scripted series dubbed ‘Being Mary Jane’, starring our girl Gabby Union (aka Dwayne Wade’s boo thang).
Gabby will play the role of Mary Jane Paul, 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.
Mary Jane Paul is a woman who embodies these traits in a story about the joys and struggles of navigating through life as a fiercely independent, modern woman. From the producers of the award-winning, record breaking BET comedy THE GAME, GIRLFRIENDS and box-office hit SPARKLE comes the BET original movie BEING MARY JANE. Starring Gabrielle Union, the highly anticipated television event premieres Tuesday, July 2nd at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on BET.
Mary Jane Paul seemingly has it all as a beautiful and successful TV news anchor. In reality, she’s a self-sufficient powerhouse with a lackluster love life who remains devoted to a family that doesn’t share her motivation. How far is she willing to go to find the puzzle pieces that she – and society – insist are missing from her life? Intense drama and unforgettable moments unfold as Mary Jane juggles her life, her relationships, her work and commitments to her family.
Also starring Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery, Lisa Vidal, Richard Brooks, Omari Hardwick, Tika Sumpter, Raven Goodwin, B.J. Britt, Aaron Spears, Latarsha Rose and Robinne Lee. Created by Mara Brock Akil and co-executive produced by Salim Akil.
BEING MARY JANE series debut slated for January 2014 on BET Networks. – PR News Wire