Yara Shahidi To Host Reimagined ‘A Different World’ Table-Read

Yara Shahidi will host the table-read of a reimagined “A Different World” for the finale of “Zoom Where It Happens”.

Tessa Thompson, Storm Reid, Kelly McCreary, Oswin Benjamin, and Lil Yachty will appear in the table read, directed by Debbie Allen.

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The series features different Black artists putting their spin on classic shows to raise awareness of voting rights. Other shows to get the special treatment include “Golden Girls” and “Friends”.

Thompson will play Kim, Reid is taking on Jaleesa and Freddie, McCreary as Jasmine, Allen as Adele, Benjamin will play Dwayne Wayne, and Lil Yachty as Ron.

The original cast included Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Cree Summer, Dawnn Lewis, Charnele Brown, and Darryl M. Bell.

Photo By: CPImages
Photo By: CPImages

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The finale of “Zoom Where It Happens” will take place on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. pt/ 9 p.m. ET; those wanting to attend must register beforehand.

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