BET has picked up the Tami Roman (Ms. Pat Present, Untrue: Caught within the Act)-led drama collection Haus of Vicious which is about to premiere on August 17 at 8 p.m.
From creator Jill Ramsey, the 8-episode first season follows Roman’s character Chantel Vivian, a clothier, whose success is overshadowed by her narcissistic husband, habit, unresolved childhood traumas, and dysfunctional private life. With the help of her secret weapon, Jaelyn Ryan (Erica Peeples), publicist to her Vicious Empire, Chantel works to rise via the ranks; however her husband Kane’s (Redaric Williams) conduct threatens to tear down the home Chantel constructed.
The collection additionally stars Norman Nixon Jr. (Milan), Tiffany Black (Raven), Kyler O’Neal (Izzy), Brely Evans (Avery), Lyric Anderson (Tia), and business veteran Ella Joyce (Carolyn).
“I’m excited to be an government producer on Haus of Vicious and having the aptitude to supply alternatives to my tremendous proficient friends within the business,” Roman mentioned in an unique assertion to Deadline. “Partnering with BET on this challenge is unquestionably a blessing and I look ahead to a long-lasting relationship.”
Added director and government producer Kim Fields, “Bringing these fierce and flawed characters to life in opposition to the backdrop of the provocative trend business is a gig of slaying oh so scrumptious to me as a director and an government producer.”
Haus of Vicious is a partnership between RomanRamsey Productions and Swirl Movies with all 8 episodes directed by Fields. Along with Roman, Fields, and creator/showrunner Ramsey, Marvin Neil, and Eric Tomosunas additionally government produce.
Roman at present stars within the BET+ comedy collection The Ms. Pat Present which premiered its second season this week. Deadline just lately confirmed solely her VH-1 collection Untrue: Caught within the Act has been renewed for a second season.
Roman and Ramsey are repped by Nick Roses of Pantheon Expertise and Matthew Middleton of Middleton Legislation PC.
Watch a trailer for the collection above.