Tatyana Ali joins Charles S. Dutton, Loretta Devine in ‘Comeback Dad’

Based on a script written by newcomer Kimberly Walker, “Comeback Dad” follows Nima Babineaux (Tatyana Ali), an accomplished pianist who runs her own music school and who on the surface appears to have an idyllic life.

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Tatyana Ali

She is engaged to Spence (Brad James), a successful engineer who adores her but has never recovered from her alcoholic father, Othell (Charles Dutton), walking out on their family and as such has trust issues. When Othell decides it is time to make amends and tries to reenter her life, Nima begins an emotional and eye-opening journey she could have never expected.

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Loretta Devine stars as Malinda, Othell’s sister.  The ensemble cast also includes Donna Brisco, Elizabeth Omilami, Ja’El Robertson, Takara Clark, E. Roger Mitchell, Todd Anthony and Palmer Williams, Jr.

Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine

Ali is best known for her childhood role as Ashley Banks on the NBC sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”

”Comeback Dad” premieres on the UP Network Saturday, July 12 at 8pm (EST).

Samantha Ofole-Prince is a California based Entertainment Editor/writer for Trendy Africa.

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