A new clip for the upcoming Max series, Young Love, previews Issa Rae and Kid Cudi reprising their roles from the Oscar-winning short film Hair Love. Loretta Devine, Tamar Braxton, Brooke Conaway, and Harry Lennix will be in Young Love too.
According to Matthew A. Cherry, the creator of Hair Love and Young Love, the series will be set in Chicago.
“The Young-Love family, parents Stephen Love & Angela Young, daughter Zuri & their pet cat Rocky as they juggle their careers, marriage, parenthood, social issues & multi-generational dynamics while trying to make a better life for themselves,” reads the synopsis.
The movie was about a father who attempts to style his daughter’s hair for the first time while using instructions from his wife. Following its release, Hair Love received the Best Animated Short Film title at the 92nd Academy Awards.
No release date for Young Love has been revealed so far.