LeToya Luckett and Yaya DaCostato to star in Fox series “Our Kind Of People”, Tasha Smith to Direct

“Our Kind of People” is a soapy, thrilling exploration of race and class in America and an unapologetic celebration of black resilience and achievement – all daringly told by a team we’ve been eager to get back in business with,” Michael Thorn, president of entertainment at Fox Entertainment, said Monday. “There are no better storytellers than Karin Gist and Lee Daniels to bring Lawrence Otis Graham’s seminal work to life.”

“Our Kind of People” is written and executive produced by Gist. Additional executive producers include Daniels and Marc Velez for Lee Daniels Entertainment, Pam Williams and Claire Brown for The Gist Of It Productions, Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens and Rodney Ferrell for Propagate and Montrel McKay.

Tasha Smith has been tapped to direct the pilot and second episode of FOX’s drama series “Our Kind Of People”, from writer/executive producer Karin Gist, executive producer Lee Daniels, 20th Television and Fox Entertainment.

I can’t wait to see this show!