Atlanta-Filmed 'Being Mary Jane' Just Got Canceled
Gabrielle Union’s hit TV series is set to end in 2018 with a two-hour series finale.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Atlanta-filmed TV series is coming to an end.
"Being Mary Jane has been a landmark series not only for BET, but for African American women around the world who saw themselves in Mary Jane, her family, friends and coworkers. From the captivating storytelling, to the richly complex characters, to the powerful issues tackled on the series, we remain immensely proud," BET Networks evp and head of programming Connie Orlando said in a statement. "We are grateful to the cast and creators of Being Mary Jane, who have worked tirelessly to bring this world to vivid life over the past 4 seasons. We also thank the many loyal viewers whose hearts and minds were captured every week, and kept Mary Jane trending worldwide. We look forward to closing out Mary Jane’s journey with a series finale that is sure to blow fans away!”
The series was created by Mara Brock Akil and her husband, Salim Akil. However, Brock Akil left the show when she and her husband signed a three-year deal at Warner Bros. After the Akil’s left, and producer Will Packer came onboard as an executive producer.Being Mary Jane has received positive reviews from critics, and the series premiere on BET had more than 4 million viewers. What do you think? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.