EXCLUSIVE: AllBlk Greenlighted Drama Series silence by designer Angela Burt-Murray. Happy Drake (P Valley, The Quad), Caryn Ward Ross (Monogamy, Lucifer), Erica Mena (love and hip hop, Sacrifice), Candice Dillard Bassett (The Real Housewives of the Potomac, The Christmas Lottery) and TS Madison (The TS Madison Experience, Zola) are starred.
The new 8-episode (35-minute) series tells the story of “relationship repairer” Dr. Draya Logan (Drake), a leading marriage and sex therapist, TV personality and best-selling author entangled in a web of lies , sex, and a murder that could cost him everything.
The streamer describes Logan as the keeper of his high-profile clients’ secrets whose job it is to keep their dates away from the media. She also organizes therapeutic retreats for couples for people in great difficulty. But after starting his “Penthouse Project”, the deadly secrets of three women threaten his career and life when a corpse is found and the police identify him as the prime suspect.
Ross will play Jordan Vincent, a desperate housewife who is about to start a dodgy business to save her family from financial ruin.
Mena plays Gina Rodriguez, an aspiring calculating reality TV star married to a professional baseball player who longs to be in the spotlight.
Dillard Bassett stars as trophy wife Syleena Gibson who maintains her marriage to her high-powered lawyer husband by fulfilling his fantasies, alone and with others, despite the dangers.
Madison joins as Mona Dee, a ruthless kingpin of a drug family and strip club owner who runs her business with an iron fist.
“Hush personifies the mysterious, gripping, cutting-edge programming our subscribers crave as we continue to push the boundaries with our content offerings at AllBlk,” said Nikki Love, SVP, Development & Production of AllBlk. “Honoring our commitment to providing a home for black creatives in front of and behind the camera, we’re thrilled to partner with Angela Burt-Murray to bring this fast, smart, and risque drama to life.”
Creator and executive producer Burt-Murray added, “From the therapist looking to write her comeback story and a desperate housewife fighting to save her family to the baller’s wife playing with fire and a hustler villain making moves. of boss, Hush’s women are sexually empowered and determined to succeed, no matter the cost. I’m thrilled that AllBLK has embraced this sexy, twisty new drama about four dynamic women who will stop at nothing to get who and what they want.
Filmed in and around the Washington DC metro area, silence is also written by Bree West and Chazitear. Bree and Chuck West of OCTET Productions will serve as showrunners and executive producers alongside Brett Dismuke and Nikki Love for AllBlk.