Diarra From Detroit on BET+

Yolanda Gibson
3 min readJun 19


Diarra from Detroit premiered at the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival. The entire cast was there to support and talk about the film on the red carpet at the SVA Theater in New York City. Diarra from Detroit was picked up by a deal made with Diarra Kilpatrick and BET. The film was ordered by BET+, in which it received eight one hour long series episodes that will premiere in the later months of 2023.

Phylicia Rashad, Diarra From Detroit

The highly anticipated series is a dark comedy about a divorcing school teacher who refuses to believe she’s been ghosted by her rebound Tinder date. Her search for the missing man pulls her into a decades-old mystery involving the Detroit underworld. As the case unfolds, her co-workers, friends, and lovers become unlikely allies as she falls down a dangerous rabbit hole.

Morris Chestnut, Diarra Kilpatrick and Phylicia Rashad star in the film.

Diarra From Detroit Cast (left to right): 
Morris Chestnut,
Shannon Wallace,
Jon Chaffin & Bryan Terrell Clark
Diarra Kilpatrick, Diarra From Detroit 
Jon Chaffin, Diarra From Detroit 
DomiNque Perry, Diarra From Detroit 
Porsha, Diarra from Detroit
Shannon Wallace, Diarra From Detroit 
CEO of BET, Scott Mills attends the screening premiere of Diarra From Detroit at the SVA Theatre at the Tribeca Film Festival.