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[12/08/21 - 08:00 AM]
BET's Tyler Perry Programming Universe Expands with the Addition of the New "Tyler Perry's Sistas" Spin-Off "Tyler Perry's Zatima"
The 10-episode one-hour series follows popular characters Zac, played by Devale Ellis and Fatima, played Crystal Renee Hayslett, as they navigate the ups and downs of their relationship.







ZATIMA (BET)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
12/8/21
STATUS:
currently in development (2022-2023 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
10-episode one-hour series
DESCRIPTION:
(from BET's press release, December 2021) Today, BET+ and Tyler Perry Studios announced the greenlight of the new BET+ original drama "Tyler Perry's Zatima," a spin-off from the #1 cable scripted series among Black viewers, "Tyler Perry's Sistas." The 10-episode one-hour series follows popular characters 'Zac,' played by Devale Ellis and 'Fatima,' played Crystal Renee Hayslett, as they navigate the ups and downs of their relationship. "Zatima" marks the second spin-off from a Tyler Perry top-rated linear show to get greenlit by BET+, the leading streaming service for Black audiences. Executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry, "Zatima" started production at Tyler Perry Studios this week and will premiere in 2022 on BET+.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Crystal Renee Hayslett as Fatima
· Devale Ellis as Zac
CREW INFORMATION:
· Tyler Perry as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Tyler Perry Studios