Host Anthony Anderson attends the Soul Train Awards 2013 at the Orleans Arena on November 8, 2013 in Las Vegas

Host Anthony Anderson attends the Soul Train Awards 2013 at the Orleans Arena on November 8, 2013 in Las Vegas

*ABC has greenlighted “Black-ish,” a comedy pilot starring Anthony Anderson and produced by ABC Studios, Laurence Fishburne‘s Cinema Gypsy and Principato Young.

Written by Kenya Barris (“The Game”), and loosely based on his personal experiences, “Black-ish” centers on an upper-middle-class black man (Anderson) who struggles to raise his children with some sense of cultural identity despite constant contradictions and obstacles coming from his liberal wife, old-school father, and his own assimilated, color-blind kids.

Cinema Gypsy’s Fishburne, his producing partner Helen Sugland and Tom Russo executive produce with Anderson and Barris along with PYE’s Peter Principato, Paul Young and Brian Dobbins.

There is no deal in place yet for Fishburne to act, but he had been open to doing guest appearances, and there was an idea for him to play Anderson’s father, according to Deadline.com.