The surviving cast of Martin is reuniting 30 years later for a BET+ special airing on June 16 and the streamer has released a first look trailer above. The celebration is hosted by comedian Affion Crockett.
Participating stars include Martin Lawrence, who returns as the titular character, Tisha Campbell as his wife Gina, Tichina Arnold as Gina’s best friend Pam, and Carl Anthony Payne II who plays Martin’s buddy Cole.
Thomas Mikal Ford who played Tommy in the series died in 2016; the trailer opens with a dedication to him.
The set for the reunion is a remake of Martin’s house where the cast will welcome special guests including Snoop Dogg and Tommy Davidson, who were special guests in the original series, among others.
The special will include interviews with the cast, original directors, musical performances, and behind-the-scenes commentary on the importance and impact of the show.
The reunion is executive produced by Lawrence, Robert Lawrence, Rae Proctor and Stacy Lyles through his company Run Tel Dat Entertainment. For Jesse Collins Entertainment, Jesse Collins and Dionne Harmon serve as executive producers along with Jeannae Rouzan-Clay who is also the showrunner.
The show is executive produced and directed by Stan Lathan. The special is written by Nile Evans as well as Bentley Kyle Evans, who also serves as a co-executive producer. Jesse Collins Entertainment’s Brittany Brazil is a producer.
All five seasons of Martin are currently available to stream via BET+.