Respected stand-up and funnyman Sinbad has landed a role on Rel, a new Fox comedy created by Rel “Lil Rel” Howery executive produced by Jerrod Carmichael and Mike Scully.

Deadline reports the A Different World alum will play Rel’s father, whose commitment to his community has overshadowed his relationships with his children.

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Comedian Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore, best known for her viral internet clips and appearances on MTV’s Wild ‘N Out, has also landed a role on the highly anticipated comedy, playing Rel’s supportive and driven friend, Tiff, according to Deadline.


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Moore replace Angel Laketa Moore, who was originally cast for the part. The decision was made after the pilot’s table read.

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