The proposed “Bad Boys” TV series spin-off starring Gabrielle Union has landed at NBC. The Peacock has handed out a pilot production commitment which will see Union reprise her role of Syd Burnett, sister of Martin Lawrence’s Marcus Burnett and a DEA agent last seen in Miami taking down a drug cartel.
Now an LAPD detective, she is leaving her past behind and living up an unapologetic lifestyle. However her new partner, Nancy McKenna, learns she’s hiding a greater personal secret.
Union will also executive produce the show which will be written and executive produced by Brandon Sonnier and Brandon Margolis (“The Blacklist”). Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed, Jeff Gaspin, Jeff Morrone and Doug Belgrad will all executive produce.