Romany Malco has been tapped to star alongside Adhir Kalyan in the CBS comedy pilot Brothered Up.
Written and executive produced by Mark Gross, with sitcom veteran James Burrows directing and exec producing, “Brothered Up” centers on Calvin (Malco), an emotionally guarded African-American cop who is partnered with Farooq (Kalyan), an emotionally available Pakistani cop, and they are forced to find a way to connect as they patrol a Detroit neighborhood. Malco’s Calvin is described as a great cop who has always been a lone wolf but now is newly partnered with the optimistic Farooq, who has a gung-ho attitude. Munshi will play Nosheen, Farooq’s supportive wife.
Romany’s previous screen credits include Think Like a Man, Top Five and When the Bough Breaks.