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Barris and Cudi Team for Netflix Music Series Entergalactic


Kenya Barris and Scott Mescudi have partnered with Netflix for an all new innovative adult animated music series based on Grammy-award winning artist Kid Cudi’s upcoming album, Entergalactic, being released by Republic Records.

The adult animated series will showcase music from the new album, which follows a young man on his journey to discover love.

Kenya Barris (black-ish, Girls Trip) will executive produce Entergalactic under his production company, Khalabo Ink Society. Barris has an overall deal with Netflix.

Scott Mescudi (How to Make It in America, Westworld) will write, star, and executive produce the series. Ian Edelman (How to Make It in America, The After Party) will write and executive produce the series.

Founded by award-winning writer, producer and director Kenya Barris (Founder & CEO), Khalabo Ink Society launched with ABC’s Emmy-nominated hit series black-ish. In addition to black-ish on the television side, the company produces the Freeform spin-off grown-ish. Khalabo Ink Society is producing a remake of the popular 1960s sitcom Bewitched for ABC, a second black-ish spin-off titled mixed-ish and Black Excellence, the first series under Barris’ overall deal at Netflix, which he will also star in.

Khalabo Ink Society also continues to build its film slate with the upcoming feature projects Coming 2 America, an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches, a reboot of the family comedy Cheaper by the Dozen, Lionsgate’s The French Quarter Will Not Be Spared, Sony’s The Last Dragon, The Guysmaids for 20th Century Fox and an animated feature based on the songs of Bob Marley.

Mirko Parlevliet
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.