Deon Cole To Star In ‘Black-Ish Spinoff’ With Yara Shahidi

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Deon Cole is now ready to give his character Charlie on Black-ish a new chapter. Today it was confirmed that Deon will continue with his role as Charlie but for a spin-off of Black-sh alongside actress Yara Shahidi. This time around they are headed to college.

It’s official — Freeform has closed a deal for a 13-episode order to half-hour single camera comedy College-ish (working title), a spinoff of ABC’s hit series Black-ish, for premiere in 2018. Starring Black-ish breakout Yara Shahidi and Deon Cole, from Black-ish executive producer Kenya Barris, College-ish follows the Johnson’s eldest daughter Zoey (Shahidi) as she heads off to college and quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest…. Cole plays Charlie, who moonlights as an adjunct marketing professor.


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