OWN’s new series, David Makes Man is a drama from Moonlight writer, Tarell Alvin McCraney and will star none other than veteran actor, Phylicia Rashad!

Deadline reports that

“David Makes Man centers on a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects who is haunted by the death of his closest friend and relied on by his hardworking mother to find a way out of poverty. He must choose between the streets that raised him or the higher education that may offer him a way out. Set in South Florida, the lyrical drama, inspired by events in McCraney’s own life, explores the inherent trauma sustained in the fight for survival.”

Rashad will portray Dr. Woods-Trap, an instructor at David’s middle school.

The series will also feature Nathaniel Logan McIntyre, Isaiah Johnson, Ade Chike, Cayden K. Williams, Travis Coles, and Jordan Bogler.

The series also has a star-studded team!

Executive producers will be Oprah Winfrey, Michael B. Jordan, Mike Kelley, and Melissa Loy. Writer and producer, Dee Harris-Lawrence will be the drama series’ showrunner.

Production for David Makes Man will start this summer in Florida and is expected to air on OWN in 2019!

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