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A double dose of Black girl magic has just been added to the cast of Freeform's 'Black-ish' spin-off, 'Grown-ish'!
Today it was announced that sister singing sensations Chloe and Halle Bailey will be joining Yara Shahidi in Freeform's upcoming 'Black-ish' spin-off called 'Grown-ish'. The 19 and 17 year-old sisters, who went from singing covers on YouTube to being signed to Beyoncé's management company, Parkwood Entertainment, are set to have recurring roles on season one of the show.
The spin-off follows Zoey's (Shahidi) day to day life as she starts college at Southern California University, and according to Deadline, will tackle "the current issues facing both students and administrators in the world of higher education."
Chloe and Halle are set to play twin sisters Sky and Jazz, members of the college's track team. It was also announced that Francia Raisa from "The Secret Life of the American Teenage" and Jordan Buhat from "Summer of ’84" have joined the cast as series regulars.
'Grown-ish' is executive-produced by 'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris and also stars 'Black-ish's' Deon Cole, who moonlights as an adjunct marketing professor. Emily Arlook and Trevor Jackson take on the roles of Zoey's college classmates
Congratulations Chloe and Halle! We can't wait to see your television acting debut!
The 13-episode first season is set to start production next week; 'Grown-ish' will make its debut on Freeform in early 2018.