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A Word with Aramide

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T.C. Carson Talks 'Last Call,' Telling REAL Black Stories and Those 'Living Single' Reboot Rumors

T.C. Carson Talks 'Last Call,' Telling REAL Black Stories and Those 'Living Single' Reboot Rumors

T.C. Carson stormed into our lives as the charismatic and debonair Kyle Barker on the hit ‘90s sitcom, Living Single. The series, which focused on six single carefree friends living and loving in Brooklyn, ushered in a slew of other TV shows including FriendsGirlfriends, and Moesha. Since leaving Living Single in 1998, Carson has voiced the character Mace Windu on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and he's appeared in countless films and TV shows. Now the Chicago native has returned to television full time in Bounce TV's new series, Last Call.

Called the Black Cheers —Last Call follows ex-NFL player, Darius Knight (Malik Whitfield) who is forced to rent out the backroom in his bar as a comedy club after running into some financial issues. On the series, Carson stars as Arthur Payne —a widower and retired veteran who loves spending his golden years trading barbs with all of Last Call’s regulars. Recently, Shadow and Act sat down with Carson to talk about the new series, if he’d ever do a Living Single reboot and why he’s nowhere near done telling Black stories on the screen and stage.

"Last Call is loosely based around that same idea as Cheers which is great,” Carson revealed. "But really what got me to the project was the director, Roger Bobb. He asked me to do it so I did it."

Continue reading at Shadow and Act.

Nikyatu Jusu On Her Evocative Black Vampire Film 'Suicide By Sunlight' [Sundance Interview]

Nikyatu Jusu On Her Evocative Black Vampire Film 'Suicide By Sunlight' [Sundance Interview]

Black at Sundance: 9 Survival Tips For First-Timers

Black at Sundance: 9 Survival Tips For First-Timers