Tracee Ellis Ross and more big names to re-create ‘Golden Girls’ with an all-Black cast

Tracee Ellis Ross wants to thank a few people for being a friend.

The actor will team up with Sanaa Lathan, Alfre Woodard and Regina King to perform their own take on “The Golden Girls” on Zoom.

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In an Instagram post that all four stars shared, which shows them re-creating an old “Golden Girls” picture, it appears that Lathan is Blanche, King is Dorothy, Ross is Rose and Woodard is Sophia.

“We bring to you our rendition of Golden Girls, reimagined with an all-Black cast of your favorite actresses: Alfre Woodard, Tracee Ellis Ross, Sanaa Lathan, and Regina King, directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and hosted by Lena Waithe,” reads a description of the project.

“This event is in partnership with Zoom, and the first episode is spotlighting and supporting Color of Change — the nation’s largest online racial justice organization,” it adds.

The production, which will take place Tuesday at 9 p.m. Eastern time, is free but requires registration.

Last year, former “Glee” star Jane Lynch revealed that she was working on “kind of a ‘Golden Girls’ for today” for Netflix. “The Golden Girls” was also recreated as a puppet show in 2016.

Ross’ event is the latest dose of pop culture nostalgia for fans to soak in. Last month, a similar event was announced when an all-star cast signed on to do a reading of “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.”

23 PHOTOSTracee Ellis Ross in 2019See GalleryTracee Ellis Ross in 2019D23 EXPO 2019 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place August 23 – 25 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (The Walt Disney Company/Image Group LA via Getty Images)YARA SHAHIDI, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, TIKA SUMPTERABC SUMMER TCA 2019 – The cast and producers of ABC’s “mixed-ish” address the press at the ABC Summer TCA 2019, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. (Image Group LA/ABC via Getty Images)TRACEE ELLIS ROSS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)ABC SUMMER TCA 2019 – The cast and producers of ABC’s “mixed-ish” address the press at the ABC Summer TCA 2019, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. (Image Group LA/ABC via Getty Images) FRONT ROW: MYKAL-MICHELLE HARRIS, MARK-PAUL GOSSELAAR, ARICA HIMMEL, TIKA SUMPTER, ETHAN WILLIAM CHILDRESSBACK ROW: PETER SAJI (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), KARIN GIST (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), TRACEE ELLIS ROSS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), CHRISTINA ANTHONY, GARY COLELOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 06: Tracee Ellis Ross (L) and Evan Ross celebrate Kevin Hart’s 40th birthday at TAO with LOUIS XIII Cognac and Rémy Martin on July 06, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Rémy Martin)Walt Disney Television via Getty Images TELEVISION NETWORK & Walt Disney Television via Getty Images STUDIOS ‘FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION’ EVENT 2019 – Today, Walt Disney Television via Getty Images & Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Studios hosted an all-day “For Your Consideration” event for members of the Television Academy at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. Guests experienced engaging panel discussions celebrating some of the seasons best moments on Walt Disney Television via Getty Images, featuring talent and executive producers from comedy series “The Conners” and “black-ish,” drama series “A Million Little Things” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” alternative series “American Idol,” and “Dancing with the Stars,” and the widely watched special Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lears All in the Family and The Jeffersons. The day concluded with performances by new American Idol Laine Hardy and runner-up Alejandro Aranda and a happy hour reception. (Todd Wawrychuk/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)MICHELLE COLE, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, MARSAI MARTIN, ANTHONY ANDERSON, MARCUS SCRIBNERLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MAY 30: Tracee Ellis Ross arrives at the LA premiere of Amazon Studio’s “Late Night” at The Orpheum Theatre on May 30, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Tracee attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Violet Chachki, Stella Maxwell, Bella Hadid, Gwen Stefani, Jeremy Scott, and Tracee Ellis Ross attend The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/MG19/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 30: Tracee Ellis Ross, winner of Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for ‘Black-ish,’ attends the 50th NAACP Image Awards at Dolby Theatre on March 30, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Liliane Lathan/Getty Images for NAACP)BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 24:Tracee Ellis Ross attends the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Ashlee Simpson, Evan Ross, Diana Ross, and Tracee Ellis Ross attend 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/WireImage)CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD – “Team ‘black-ish’ vs Team ‘The Goldbergs'” – Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jeff Garlin and members of their respective ABC Television families challenge each other in a hilarious contest of barbs and banter as they compete to win cash for their charities on “Celebrity Family Feud,” SUNDAY, JUNE 30 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Byron Cohen/ABC via Getty Images)STEVE HARVEY, ANTHONY ANDERSON, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, MARCUS SCRIBNER, MILES BROWN, MARSAI MARTINWEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 22:Evan Ross and Tracee Ellis Ross attend Common’s 5th Annual Toast to the Artsat Ysabel on February 22, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Arnold Turner/Getty Images forFreedom Road Productions)NEW YORK, NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 13: Tracee Ellis Ross attends the Marc Jacobs Fall 2019 Show at Park Avenue Armory on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Marc Jacobs)LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 10: Tracee Ellis Ross attends the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/Getty Images)PASADENA, CA – FEBRUARY 05:Tracee Ellis Ross attends JNSQ Rose Cru debuts alongside Rodarte FW/19 Runway Show at Huntington Library on February 5, 2019 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for JNSQ Wines)PASADENA, CA – FEBRUARY 05:(L-R) Rowan Blanchard, Jessie Ennis, Brie Larson and Tracee Ellis Ross attend JNSQ Rose Cru debuts alongside Rodarte FW/19 Runway Show at Huntington Library on February 5, 2019 in Pasadena, California.(Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for JNSQ Wines)WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 08: Tracee Ellis Ross attends a screening of ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ at The London Hotel on January 08, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rachel Luna/Getty Images)LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 04:Tracee Ellis-Ross attends W Magazine Celebrates Its ‘Best Performances’ Portfolio and the Golden Globes with Audi and Giorgio Armani Beauty at Chateau Marmont on January 4, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for W Magazine)BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 03: Tracee Ellis Ross attends Equality Now’s Annual Make Equality Reality Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 03, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)BEVERLY HILLS, CA – DECEMBER 03:(L-R) Tracee Ellis Ross and Susan Chokachi speak onstage at Equality Now’s Make Equality Reality Gala 2018 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 3, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.(Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Equality Now)NEW YORK, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 02: Tracee Ellis Ross attends the the Versace fall 2019 fashion show at the American Stock Exchange Building in lower Manhattan on December 02, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)BUSY TONIGHT — Episode 117 — Pictured: (l-r) Busy Philipps and Tracee Ellis Ross on the set of Busy Tonight — (Photo by: Jordin Althaus/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)Up Next

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Cast reunions for “The West Wing” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” have also been recently announced. There’s also that delayed “Friends” reunion that’s been pushed back due to the coronavirus.

And, long before the pandemic hit, old TV shows were getting their due, with live productions of classic episodes of “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons” and “Good Times” airing on ABC last year.

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