‘I Can’t Date Jesus’: 20th Century Fox TV, Jerrod Carmichael, Lee Daniels & Marc Velez To Adapt Michael Arceneaux’s Memoir

‘I Can’t Date Jesus’: 20th Century Fox TV, Jerrod Carmichael, Lee Daniels & Marc Velez To Adapt Michael Arceneaux’s Memoir
Exclusive: 20th Century Fox TV is developing an adaptation of Michael Arceneaux’s memoir I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race and Other Reasons I’ve Put My Faith in Beyonce with Jerrod Carmichael, Lee Daniels and Marc Velez.

Deadline understands that the project is set to hit the cable and streaming market as a half-hour series.

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The book, which was published by Simon & Schuster in July 2018, is a collection of 17 autobiographical essays from Arceneaux. The deal comes as Arceneaux’s second book, I Don’t Want to Die Poor, an essay collection which chronicles his struggles with private student loans and economic anxiety, is published today (April 7) by Simon & Schuster.
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