It's Official: ABC Picks Up 'Uncle Buck' Reboot Starring Mike Epps & Nia Long

UNCLE BUCK - Pilot Gallery (ABC/Mitchell Haaseth) JAMES LESURE, SAYID SHAHIDI, AALYRAH CALDWELL, NIA LONG, IMAN BENSON, MIKE EPPS

Another win for diversity!

There’s another black family joining the Johnsons (black-ish) over at ABC.

ABC has officially ordered to series a reboot of the 1989 film Uncle Buck, and as you can see, the cast is all-black unlike the original.

Mike Epps will portray Uncle Buck, while Nia Long will portray Alexis. James Lesure, Iman Benson, Sayeed Shahidi and Aalyrah Caldwell will also star.

“Uncle Buck is a fun loving but irresponsible guy who needs a job and a place to stay. By happy coincidence, his nieces and nephew’s Nanny has just quit and his brother and sister-in-law need his help. His unconventional personality just may make him the right fit for the family and they may be the answer to his problems, too” (EW).

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