BET's BEING MARY JANE to End in 2018 with 2-Hour Series Finale; Gabrielle Union Set to Star
Deadline has reported that BET's BEING MARY JANE will end in 2018 with a 2 hour series finale movie at the end of season five. BET tells Deadline that the movie will come full circle and give the show "fitting bookends."Being Mary Jane stars Gabrielle Union and is executive produced by Will Packer and Erica Shelton Kodish who serves as the series showrunner and writer. Packer and Shelton Kodish join Gabrielle Union, Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil as executive producers and co-executive producer Jeff Morrone. The series was created by Mara Brock Akil. Union is set to star in the series finale, while the cast and producing team has yet to be announced. Connie Orlando, EVP and Head of Programming at BET Networks told Deadline, "Being Mary Jane has been a landmark series not only for BET, but for African American women around the world who saw themselves in Mary Jane, her family, friends and coworkers. From the captivating storytelling, to the richly complex characters, to the powerful issues tackled on the series, we remain immensely proud." For more information about Being Mary Jane, visit BET.com/beingmaryjane. Check out the rest of the article here.