Photos From Being Mary Jane Season 4 Premiere

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Photos From Being Mary Jane Season 4 Premiere
Posted by Wilson Morales

January 9, 2017

Last night in New York City, BET Networks held the premiere for Season 4 of their hit series Being Mary Jane, which returns on January 10, 2016 at 10pm.

Cast members in attendance included Producer Will Packer, Showrunner Erica Shelton-Kodish, Gabrielle Union, Lisa Vidal, Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery, BJ Britt Jr., Raven Goodwin, Valarie Pettiford, Cardi B.,Nicholas Gonzalez, Ashton Holmes, and Chiké Okonkwo. 

Created by The Game‘s Mara Brock Akil, Being Mary Jane follows the sometimes disastrous personal and professional life of news anchor Mary Jane Paul (Gabrielle Union).

For Season 4, Union, Jeff Morrone, Will Packer and Erica Shelton-Kodish will executive produce, with Shelton-Kodish also serving as showrunner.

Coming back are Lisa Vidal, Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery, Richard Brooks, BJ Britt Jr. and Raven Goodwin. Among Season 4 additions are Michael Ealy, Valarie Pettiford, Ashton HolmesChiké Okonkwo, Cardi B., and Nicholas Gonzalez.

“Being Mary Jane” episode 401 – Gabrielle Union as Mary Jane Paul. (Photo: BET)

In season four, when Kara (Lisa Vidal) helps her land a gig as correspondent on “Great Day USA,” a national morning news show in New York City, Mary Jane Paul makes the move to achieve her lifetime career goal of becoming a national lead anchor. At “Great Day,” Mary Jane meets her idol, veteran lead anchor Ronda Sales (Valarie Pettiford), and realizes that working closely with your heroes isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Things are further complicated when her old nemesis, Justin Talbot (Michael Ealy), appears as a new producer.

“Being Mary Jane” episode 401 – Valarie Pettiford as Ronda Sales. (Photo: BET)

Along with the new job and city, Mary Jane resolves to start fresh in every way possible, including her love life. She quickly falls for Lee Truitt (Chiké Okonkwo), a successful stand-up comedian from the UK who tests Mary Jane’s preconceived notions about what (or who) she needs in her life. Back in Atlanta, the Patterson’s deal with the fallout from Niecy’s (Raven Goodwin) run-in with the police. With Mary Jane in New York, they grow closer as they realize their new roles within the family and do what they can to step up to the plate for one another.

“Being Mary Jane” episode 401 – Garbrielle Union as Mary Jane Paul and Chiké Okonkwo as Lee Truitt. (Photo: BET)

Holmes will portray Garrett Keswick, Great Day’s producer and show runner. Love & Hip Hop‘s Cardi B. will appear in one episode as a reality star named Mercedes, who’s a “round-the-way beauty with a big weave, big boobs and a big booty to match her oversized, ratchet personality.” Additionally, Vanessa Angel (Stargate SG-1) will recur as Olivia Bianchi, a real estate agent who becomes a mentor figure to Mary Jane’s brother Paul.


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