morris chestnut*BET is currently expanding it’s network with several new and upcoming shows which will showcase actors who are very well known in the African American community, including Morris Chestnut.

Chestnut, who is featured in “Kick Ass 2” and “Best Man Holiday,” closed a development deal with BET, according to Humor Mill Magazine.

The deal includes a show that Chestnut will both star in and develop; while also developing other upcoming projects with the network.

The actor has been quite busy behind the scenes as one of the producers on the hit film “Takers” (which starred Idris Elba and Michael Ealy), and he also Executive Produced the film “Not Easily Broken,” which he also starred with Taraji P. Henson.

See more at at Humor Mill.