‘Black-ish’ star Marsai Martin to produce, star in upcoming comedy ‘Little’

"Black-ish" star Marsai Martin is set star in and executive produce an upcoming comedy titled "Little." File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI

Jan. 26 (UPI) — “Black-ish” star Marsai Martin has been cast in an upcoming comedy from Universal titled “Little.”

Martin, 13, will also be executive producing the project after coming up with the idea for the script, noted The Hollywood Reporter.

“Little” will follow an adult woman who gets the chance to relive her carefree childhood days as her younger self after being overwhelmed by the pressures of adulthood, Variety reported.

“Peeples” writer and director Tina Gordon Chism is attached to helm the film and has written a new draft of the script that was originally penned by “Girls Trip” writer Tracy Oliver.

“Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris is producing along with “Girls Trip” producers Will Packer and James Lopez. “Girls Trip” star Regina Hall and Josh Martin are executive producing.

Martin has starred alongside Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross on ABC’s “black-ish” for four seasons. The actress previously appeared in Amazon’s “An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win.”


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