‘Woke’s Keith Knight & Lamorne Morris On The Timeliness Of Their Series, Plus Season 2 Details – Contenders TV

‘Woke’s Keith Knight & Lamorne Morris On The Timeliness Of Their Series, Plus Season 2 Details – Contenders TV
In the new Sony Pictures Television series Woke, New Girl alum Lamorne Morris plays Keef, a Black cartoonist on the verge of mainstream success. After being racially profiled and aggressively tackled by a police officer, Keef’s life is turned upside down. He must navigate the new voices and ideas that confront and challenge him without losing everything he’s already built.

“People say, ‘Oh, it was perfect timing. How did you manage the break to pull that off?’ ” said co-creator and executive producer Keith Knight, who was speaking on the timeless of the show during a Sony TV panel discussion at Deadline’s Contenders Television awards-season event. “We weren’t expecting this. I was just writing my truth and Lamorne was acting his truth.”

“Things are always a sign of the times,” Morris said. “Television usually reflects, it’s supposed to reflect. I know the media is supposed to
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