Viola Davis, Andre Braugher, Asante Blackk & More Join ‘Good Times’ Live Cast

by Krystal Franklin

December 13, 2019

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A month after announcing Good Times would join the Live In Front of a Studio Audience family, ABC has finally released who will portray the iconic characters we grew up loving.

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According to reports, Viola Davis and Andre Braugher, who will star as the mother and father duo Florida Evans and James Evans, respectively. Jay Pharaoh will play the role of the lovable family comic J.J. while Asante Blackk stars as his brother Michael. Corinne Foxx will play the youngest Evans child, Thelma. Tiffany Haddish has been tapped for Florida’s best friend and the Evans’ family neighbor, Willona Woods.

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Live in Front of a Studio Audience airs Wednesday, December 18 at 8/7C

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