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[03/17/22 - 01:00 PM]
Leslie Jones Added to Second Season of Popular Crime Drama "BMF" in Recurring Role
Jones will star as Federal Agent Tracy Chambers; smart and calculating, Chambers knows how to maneuver the bureaucracy that comes with carrying a badge.

[via press release from Starz]

LESLIE JONES ADDED TO SECOND SEASON OF POPULAR CRIME DRAMA "BMF" IN RECURRING ROLE

Santa Monica, Calif. - March 17, 2022 - STARZ announced today that Leslie Jones ("Our Flag Means Death," Coming 2 America) will join the cast of hit series "BMF" in a recurring role for season two. Jones joins the growing list of new strong female characters that will be featured in the second season accompanying La La Anthony ("The Chi", The Perfect Find), who was recently upped to a series regular, and "BMF" newcomers Kelly Hu (The Scorpion King, X2: X-Men) and Christine Horn ("Snowfall," "black-ish"). The first season of "BMF" debuted as the #1 premiere on the STARZ app last year and ranked as one of the most highly engaged series premieres ever.

Jones will star as Federal Agent Tracy Chambers. Smart and calculating, Chambers knows how to maneuver the bureaucracy that comes with carrying a badge. Years on the streets facing the most dangerous drug dealers have shaped her into a formidable hard charger. She suffers no fools and has a wicked wit to back it up.

Jones will join returning cast members Demetrius "Lil Meech" Flenory Jr., the son of Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory, Da'Vinchi (The Way Back, "grown-ish"), Russell Hornsby (Fences, The Hate U Give), Michole Briana White ("Dead to Me," She Hate Me), Myles Truitt ("Black Lightning," "The New Edition Story") and Steve Harris ("The Practice," Diary of a Mad Black Woman). Snoop Dogg (Dolemite Is My Name, Soul Plane, Training Day), newcomer Arkeisha "Kash Doll" Knight, Wood Harris ("Empire," Creed) and Serayah ("Empire," Favorite Son) star in recurring roles.

"BMF" is executive produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson (co-creator of the "Power" Universe, "For Life"), alongside showrunner, executive producer, writer and Detroit native Randy Huggins ("Star," "Rebel," "Power"). Heather Zuhlke joins as an executive producer on the sophomore season with Anthony Wilson and Anne Clements set to return as executive producers. "BMF" is produced through Jackson's G-Unit Film and Television in association with Lionsgate Television for STARZ.

About "BMF"

"BMF" is inspired by true legends who rose from the decaying streets of southwest Detroit in the late 1980s and gave birth to one of the most influential crime families in this country. Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory's charismatic leadership, Terry "Southwest T" Flenory's business acumen and the fraternal partnership's vision beyond the drug trade and into the world of hip-hop would render the brothers iconic on a global level. Their unwavering belief in family loyalty would be the cornerstone of their partnership and the crux of their eventual estrangement. This is a story about love, kinship and capitalism in the pursuit of the American dream.

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https://www.starz.com/us/en/series/bmf/62264

About STARZ

STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company, is a leading global media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly-rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ(R) service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. In 2018, STARZ launched its STARZPLAY international premium streaming platform to provide subscribers access to the "best of global SVOD." STARZPLAY, coupled with its STARZPLAY ARABIA joint venture, has expanded its global footprint into more than 60 countries throughout Europe and Latin America along with Canada, Japan, India and Indonesia. STARZ and STARZPLAY are available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies around the world. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.

About Lionsgate

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. The Company's film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.





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