The 2018 drama Blindspotting is getting a TV remake.
Hamilton star Jasmine Cephas Jones, who appeared in the original film, will be leading the cast in the new show, reprising her role of Ashley.
Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal wrote, produced and starred in the film and they're taking creative control of the spin-off series, with Casal also starring.
The remake follows Ashley, whose partner of 12 years Miles and father of their son is abruptly incarcerated. She's then forced to navigate her sudden existential crisis when she's forced to move in with Miles' mother and half-sister.
"Let us put you up on game, bruh. No description will encompass the complexity of a Blindspotting series, ya dig?" Diggs and Casal said in a statement.
"So just get juiced, cuz it stars Jasmine Cephas Jones, it's set in Oakland and we're making it, so it's lightweight finna to be hella good and the soundtrack will indeed slap. OH BOY!"
The series is set to air on Starz with half-hour episodes.
"Rafael, Daveed and Jasmine created a beautiful film that we believe will translate perfectly into a compelling series for Starz," Christina Davis, Starz's president of original programming, said in a statement.
"This provocative and powerful narrative couldn't be more timely, and in picking up the story from Ashley's perspective, we will be able to shine a light on so many of the important social issues that the characters and the audience continue to grapple with."
Hamilton is available to stream now on Disney+.
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