TRINITY WHITESIDE AND CRYSTAL HAYSLETT UPPED TO SERIES REGULARS OF THE BET ORIGINAL HIT SERIES “TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” AND CHRIS WARREN JOINS THE ENSEMBLE CAST AS A RECURRING CAST MEMBER FOR SEASON TWO

08/10/20

“TYLER PERRY’S SISTAS” IS EXECUTIVE PRODUCED, DIRECTED, AND WRITTEN BY TYLER PERRY

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New York, NY, August 10, 2020 – BET and Tyler Perry Studios announced casting updates for original hit series, “Tyler Perry’s Sistas.” Trinity Whiteside and Crystal Hayslett upped to series regulars, and Chris Warren joins as a recurring cast member.The one-hour dramatic comedy, “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” returns with its second season picking up right where it left off. This new season, Tyler Perry will take viewers on an exhilarating ride of emotions and gut-busting predicaments that will test the ladies’ long-standing friendship.This band of women, intertwined with their newfound relationships, must navigate this new-age dating scene as they continue to search for love in their 30’s. The talented ensemble cast for season two includes KJ Smith, Mignon, Ebony Obsidian,Novi Brown, Chido Nwokocha, DeVale Ellis, Brian Jordan Jr., Kevin Walton, and Anthony Dalton.

Series Regulars

TRINITY WHITESIDE plays “PRESTON”

Preston is a simple guy from a small rural town in Georgia. Preston is a farmer who is close to his family and looks for the love of a woman. His relationship with Danni, opens up a revelation of opposing views on love and relationships, and the ongoing battle of pleasing family members.


CRYSTAL HAYSLETT plays “FATIMA”

Fatima is a paralegal at a prestigious law firm who has been hurt and keeps her heart guarded. Her loyalty and dedication to Andi Barnes leads her into deeper connections with Andi’s personal, and work life. Fatima also discovers an unsuspecting love interest with someone who is closer than she knows.

Recurring cast member:

CHRIS WARREN will play “Hayden”

Hayden is an attorney who works at Andi’s prestigious law firm. Although not a partner yet, Hayden has caught the attention of the Board of Directors. He is a talented attorney who wins his cases and has brought a lot of great attention to the law practice. It is soon clear that his intellect is just as impressive as him charm and good looks. Hayden happens to have some history with Andi’s assistant, Fatima.

“Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” is executive produced, directed and written by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed will also serve as Executive Producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios.

About BET

BET, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African American audience. The primary BET channel is in 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa and France. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

About Tyler Perry Studios

Tyler Perry Studios is a state-of-the-art film and television production facility founded in 2006 by actor, producer, filmmaker, playwright, and philanthropist Tyler Perry. Located in Atlanta, Georgia on the historic grounds of the former Fort McPherson army base, the new 330-acre campus is one of the largest production studios in the country. It boasts a variety of shooting locations including 40 buildings on the national register of historic places, 12 purpose-built sound stages, 200 acres of green space and an expansive backlot.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
For BET:

Luis Defrank
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Chloe Duverge

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For Tyler Perry Studios:
Tracy McGraw

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