George Lopez is returning to tv 15 years after the top of his beloved eponymous sitcom and this time the 61-year-old comic goes to be joined by his real-life daughter, Mayan Lopez. It was first introduced that they’d be engaged on Lopez vs. Lopez in the summertime of 2021 and now the collection has formally been picked up by NBC. It’s being described as a working-class household comedy about dysfunction, reconnection, and all of the ache and pleasure in between. The mission originated with Salvadoran American author Debby Wolfe who labored on it with George and Mayan, Deadline reported, and she or he additionally wrote the pilot episode. Bruce Helford, who co-created George Lopez, helped join Wolfe with the duo and might be one of many govt producers for the brand new collection.
“Right this moment was a great…. A GREAT DAY!!!! @mayanlopez WE GOT A SHOW MIJA!!!,” George posted on Instagram following the announcement. The comic self-produced his unique sitcom for ABC and it ran from 2002 to 2007.
The forged additionally consists of Selenis Leyva, Brice Gonzalez, and Matt Shively, with Laci Mosley and Kiran Deol in recurring roles. Leyva stars as Rosie, Mayan’s mom, and George’s ex-wife, and is described as “a ball of power who’s barely overbearing” and the self-proclaimed greatest insurance coverage agent on the town. Shively stars as Quinten, Mayan’s live-in boyfriend described as a kind-hearted beta male and “the bane of George’s existence. He’s additionally the daddy of Likelihood (Gonzalez), Mayan and Quinten’s five-year-old son whose hobbies embrace meditating and bulking up on inexperienced juice. Likelihood can be George’s favourite grandchild, if solely by default. Mosley performs Mayan’s co-worker and greatest good friend Brookie who all the time is aware of what’s trending. Deol performs Dr. Pocha, the veterinarian who employs Mayan and Brookie and is healthier at saving pets than speaking to individuals.
Mayan celebrated by sharing a TikTok with the information with the textual content: “While you make your greatest ache into artwork and now your dream is coming true.” She added within the caption, “There may be gentle after the darkness and I can’t wait to make you chortle.” Along with starring within the collection, Mayan can be a producer whereas George is an govt producer.
There may be gentle after the darkness and I can’t wait to make you chortle @nbc @georgelopez @TheMattShively 🦚✨ #fyp #television #response #household #latinx
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This marks a significant return for George on TV although he’ll be on the large display screen in Blue Beetle, directed by Ángel Manuel Soto and co-starring Harvey Guillén, set to be launched in 2023. Mayan already has a following of greater than 600K on TikTok the place she’s shared TikToks along with her dad and mom, who divorced in 2011, and took part in a Divorced Mother and father Q & A collection.
No phrase but on when the collection will premiere however it would even be out there to stream on Peacock the subsequent day.