Netflix has announced its new Dear White People TV show will premiere on Friday, April 28th. Watch a new teaser, after the jump. The half-hour comedy series is inspired by Justin Simien’s indie feature film. The 2014 movie centered on the racial tensions at a mostly white Ivy League college and starred Tessa Thompson, Tyler James Williams, Kyle Gallner, Teyonah Parris, and Brandon P. Bell.
Bell will reprise his role in the film as Troy Fairbanks, the ambitious son of the dean of students. Logan Browning is Samantha White, a bi-racial film major, who hosts the Dear White People radio show. Antoinette Robertson, DeRon Horton, John Patrick Amedori, and Ashley Blaine Featherson also star in the Netflix series. Recurring are Brant Daugherty, Nia Jervier, Wyatt Nash, Jemar Michael, and Nia Long.
Dear White People Premieres April 28th On Netflix
What do you think? Have you seen the movie? Will you check out the Dear White People TV show, when it drops to Netflix?