Carl Weber’s The Family Business’ TV Teaser
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Carl Weber’s The Family Business’ TV Teaser

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Tri Destined Studios announces the licensing of eight-part drama series “Carl Weber’s The Family Business,” based on The New York Times best-selling author’s most popular family crime drama novel starring Ernie Hudson that will air on BET. Meet the Duncans, a prominent family from Jamaica, Queens living fast and luxurious. By day, they’re an upstanding family; by night, they live a dangerous secret life. The patriarch of the family, L.C. Duncan (Hudson), is at the age when he’s starting to think about retirement and has to decide which of his children should take over his thriving exotic car dealership. The Duncans quickly come under siege from some of the top politicians, mafia and drug cartels in the city. The Duncans will have to stick together or die separately. Originally developed and produced as an indie film franchise, BET has licensed the content to air this dynamic production in an explosive way. The highly anticipated television event “Carl Weber’s The Family Business,” the SERIES makes its debut on Tuesday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.

In the series premiere titled “We are at war,” L.C. Duncan (Ernie Hudson) has decided it’s finally time to pass on the mantle of leadership. All this during a time when their Asian supplier has cut them off, and their rivals are threatening to put them out of business. Watch the extended series trailer here: https://vimeo.com/297834334/807d4ec0cc

“Carl Weber’s The Family Business,” star-studded cast, led by Ernie Hudson (L.C. Duncan), includes Valarie Pettiford (Charlotte Duncan), Armand Assante (Sal Dash), Emilio Rivera (Alejandro Zuniga), Darrin Henson (Orlando Duncan), Javicia Leslie (Paris Duncan), Clifton Powell (Uncle Lou), Miguel A. Nunez Jr. (Harris Grant), Tami Roman (London Duncan), Sean Ringgold (Junior Duncan), Christian Keyes (Niles Monroe), Nick Turturro (Ronald Sims), KJ Smith (Sasha Duncan), Malik Yoba (Randy Moss), Gary Dourdan (Trent Duncan), Lisa Ray (Donna Duncan), Frankie G (Juan Rodriguez), Brely Evans (Sonya) and Arrington Foster (Rio Duncan), and introduces Amani E. Boyd (Mariah Duncan) and Dylan Weber (Nevada Duncan) as the next generation of the Duncan clan.

“Carl Weber’s The Family Business,” is executive produced by Nikaya D. Brown Jones for Tri Destined Studios and Carl Weber for Urban Books Media who also serves as the showrunners for the series. Weber singlehandedly penned all of the content”, states Lynn K. Hobson, spokesperson for Tri Destined Studios. Additionally, Ernie Hudson, and BET’s Connie Orlando and Maureen Guthman serve as Executive Producers. Trey Haley (The Man in 3B, The Preacher’s Son) to serve as director and co-executive producer for Tri Destined Studios. “Tri Destined Studios Execs serving as producers are Abe Brown, Greg Anderson, Veronica F. Nichols; Co-producers, Christian Keyes, Jeff Lam, and Associate Producer Dr. Lana Bettencourt. Urban Books Execs serving as producers are Walter Nixon, Jeffrey Dumpson, and Sean Ringgold. BET Execs serving as consulting producers are Lorisa Bates, John Baldasare, and Courtney Elder.

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