BET+ Announces ‘Martin’ 30th Anniversary Reunion Special
Martin Lawrence and cast of his hit comedy series Martin are set to reunite 30 years later as part of a BET+ reunion special, hosted by Affion Crockett. Taping will take place February 20 and the special will air later this year according to Deadline.
Here’s Martin Lawrence’s statement,
“To be able to sit here 30 years later with this amazing cast that has had such an impact on pop culture is truly a blessing. “I am always humbled that the fans still want more of the show and its characters. I am looking forward to the reunion special.”
Sadly, Thomas Mikal Ford, who played Martin's other best friend Tommy passed away in 2016 at age 52.
Scott Mills, CEO of BET said,
"Martin is one of the most beloved sitcoms in our community, both because it is hugely entertaining and because it played a pivotal role in changing the narrative of Black voices in entertainment and in culture through the portrayal of young, ambitious Black leads and healthy Black relationships.” “Decades later, that representation is still just as important, which is why we're so excited to honor a series that put Black culture front and center on our platform that embraces Black culture everyday."