Deadline.com is reporting that actor/comedian Marlon Wayans is planning to make a return to the small screen in a new situational comedy for ABC Studios. Wayans wrote, will executive produce, and will star in the hybrid single/multi-camera comedy, which is in development at the network.
It’s been sixteen years since he co-created and co-starred, with brother Shawn Wayans, in the WB comedy series The Wayans Bros, which ran for five seasons.
Here’s a brief synopsis:
The comedy, which has an odd couple/buddy cop comedy feel to it, centers on two brothers, both cops. Having fallen down on his luck, one of them moves in with his brother and his family. Wayans, who will play the married brother.
While I wouldn’t consider myself the biggest fan of past Wayans-styled comedies, I will admit that Marlon is indeed a funny and talented guy. So I’ll be looking forward to seeing this if, and when, it does air.