The anticipated reboot of the grownup involving sequence The Boondocks has reportedly been shelved by Sony Photos. In step with Funny Guide, Cedric Yarbrough who stars as the affirm actor for the persona Tom DuBois printed the mission is now not any extra genuine thru an interview with 1-on-1’s w/Deuces published on Wednesday (Feb. 2).
“I detest to tell this, nonetheless… The demonstrate is, appropriate now, now not coming back,” shared Yarbrough. “I don’t know if here’s breaking news, nonetheless we’ve been desirous to manufacture the demonstrate. And Sony… they determined they’re going to drag the whisk. So, I don’t know. Expectantly, possibly one day we’ll be ready to revisit. If we don’t then that’s what that is. However, I settle on the demonstrate used to be coming back.”
In June 2019, Form announced Sony Photos would possibly possibly well well be rising the reboot with the demonstrate’s normal creator Aaron McGruder.
Then in September 2019 Closing date reported HBO made a two-season, 24-episode characterize for The Boondocks reboot. The sequence used to be announced with a open date of Tumble 2020, kicking off with a 50-minute special, every of which on no sage took place.
“There’s a definite opportunity to revisit the sphere of The Boondocks and manufacture it all all over again for recently,” expressed McGruder at the time. “It’s crazy how different the occasions we’re living in are now—every politically and culturally—bigger than a decade past the distinctive sequence and two an extended time past the distinctive newspaper humorous. There’s a lot to tell and it ought to be fun.”
The next month, lead actor John Witherspoon, to blame for the affirm and vibrancy of Robert “Granddad” Freeman, handed away at the age of 77. The Boondocks premiered in 2005 on Sketch Community’s Adult Swim. The sequence ended in 2014 with four seasons and 55 episodes. Alongside Witherspoon and Yarbrough, Regina King, Gary Anthony Williams, and Jill Talley supplied affirm capability for the sequence.
Look a clip of Yarbrough’s interview with 1-on-1’s w/Deuces below.