The beloved forged of The Best Man movies is reassembling for Peacock’s The Greatest Man: The Ultimate Chapters. The TV collection comes almost a decade after 2013’s The Greatest Man Vacation. HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Nia Long about with the ability to proceed Jordan Armstrong’s story.
“I used to be so excited. It was so thrilling to see the forged, so thrilling to see what Malcolm [D. Lee] got here up with for the journey of all of the characters. However largely, I felt like we had carried out The Greatest Man Vacation, and it didn’t really feel just like the tales have been completely completed,” Nia mentioned. “I left that movie wanting extra and desirous to know extra about what was going to occur subsequent. I feel I used to be excited to know that Peacock wished to supply the present, and so they have been so enthusiastic about having us and to do it as a tv present the place you get extra time to truly discover the tales. It’s nice.”
When The Greatest Man: The Ultimate Chapters picks up, Jordan remains to be a complete boss. “She’s nonetheless single, however what she’s studying is stability,” Nia revealed. “I feel any skilled girl can relate to the thought of, okay, I’ve labored so exhausting to realize this profession and this place. However what do I actually have? Do I’ve high quality of life? Do I’ve peace in my coronary heart? Am I at all times drained? Do I really feel like I’m a puppet to the puppet grasp? She’s actually on a journey to search out stability in her life, and I really like that as a result of it’s one thing I can personally relate to.”
As in life, the friendships between The Greatest Man characters have developed for the reason that first film in 1999. Relating to Jordan and Harper, the actress mentioned their “friendship doesn’t change a lot” and what she loves about them is that their friendship is “a spot for the 2 of them to be precisely who they’re in an actual, trustworthy means.”
Whereas the collection is billed as The Ultimate Chapters, is there a chance for season 2? “I’m undecided. I imply, I’m assuming that is it,” Nia informed HollywoodLife. “However you realize, stranger issues have occurred. That’s not even my selection or my choice. It’s important to speak to Peacock about that.”
The collection additionally stars Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Morris Chestnut, Sanaa Lathan, Terrence Howard, and extra. All 8 episodes of The Greatest Man: The Ultimate Chapters will likely be launched on December 22, solely on Peacock.