Eve is returning to the television screen. The rapper-actress is developing an interracial romantic comedy for ABC.
According to Deadline.com, the 35-year-old will star in a multi-camera comedy project produced by Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment.
Kaplan announced the news on Twitter. “Developing a 1/2 hr comedy w @TheRealEve for @ABCNetwork! #Eve will be starring & Exec Producing w me, I’m so excitd she’s coming back to TV,” he tweeted.
The show is slated for the 2014-15 development season.
Kaplan approached Eve with the idea and the two pitched it to ABC, who bought the project with penalty. Eve, along with Kaplan, will serve as executive producer.
The Philly MC will be able to draw from her own real life relationship. Over the holidays, Eve got engaged to British entrepreneur Maximillion Cooper.
She previously starred on the UPN sitcom “Eve” from 2003-2006 and appeared in the Barbershop film franchise.