Looks like sisters Chloe and Halle Bailey are bringing their talents to the small screen. The singing duo will appear as regulars on Freeform’s upcoming “black-ish” spin-off “Grown-ish,” according to Deadline.
Chloe and Halle took the world by storm with their amazing voices on YouTube. However, it wasn’t until they covered Beyoncé’s “Pretty Hurts” in a video that has over 13 million views that they attracted the attention of the queen herself. Beyoncé soon signed them to her management company, Parkwood Entertainment, and the siblings slowly made a name for themselves after being invited to open for Bey’s Formation World Tour.
In the new show, which follows the college trials and tribulations of Zoey Johnson, played by Yara Shahidi, the sisters will play twins Sky and Jazz, according to TV Guide.
“Grown-ish” will tackle not only the issues that a new college student faces, but like its parent show, it also will address current political, social and racial issues.
The new show is executive produced by Kenya Barris, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and Brian Dobbins. Barris, who already serves as executive producer for “black-ish,” likened the new show as the “A Different World” to the original’s “The Cosby Show.”
Chloe and Halle join previously announced cast members Deon Cole, Chris Parnell, Emily Arlook and Trevor Jackson. The 13-episode series will debut in early 2018.
Fans couldn’t help but take their excitement to Twitter.
Chloe and Halle been hanging with Yara a lot and lemme tell u if they have a part in blackish or her new show I’ll cry happy tears
— fatima c-137 (@kingkuntamp3) August 2, 2017
wait Chloe and Halle gonna be on Blackish spinoff? now I really need to start watching Blackish before the spinoff
— LUPITA’S BODYGUARD (@Del_DemondJ) August 30, 2017