( 📸: BET Network )
Cousins! Congratulations are in order for legendary actor Jason Weaver as he is set to appear in the upcoming season of Tyler Perry ‘s hit original series Sistas!
News of Jason’s join the BET network based series began to trend throughout social media via Twitter on Monday May 22nd. Shortly after Jason confirmed that the rumors were true as he took to his verified Instagram page to issue a lengthy thank you to the show’s castmates, his adoring fans and Tyler.
“THANK YOU to Mr. @tylerperry @tylerperrystudios, as well as the rest of the awesome cast and crew of @sistasonbet for the beautiful experience of being able to work alongside with all them for S6 of @sistasonbet. Thank you to @bet as well for the opportunity to work with them again as recurring character on this hit show. It’s always a pleasure. 😊🙏🏾👊🏾💯 Much love especially goes out to my new friends @ebonyobsidian and @angiebeyince for making me feel so welcomed on their set for the few days I that had the pleasure of working alongside with them. THANK YOU, LADIES! 😊🙏🏾💯 “
Jason continued in reflecting on his experience, “Overall, I gotta say that my experience of working for Mr. Perry was an amazing opportunity that I’m truly grateful for. His studio and the level of BLACK EXCELLENCE that he and his team display every day on his productions is so INSPIRING to see/experience. Hopefully, this will be the first of many projects that I can continue to work with Mr. Perry and @tylerperrystudios. We’ll see! 😊🙏🏾💯 That said, make sure y’all tune in to @bet for Season 6 of @sistasonbet on May 31st! I hope y’all enjoy it! THANK YOU TO @mediatrafficorg_ as well for the love and acknowledgment! 😊🙏🏾👊🏾💯 THANK YOU to everyone else out there for their continued support! 😊👊🏾💯 God is GOOD. AMEN!💯”
Details of Jason’s upcoming role have not yet been forwarded by the network as of yet. However a circulated clipping on social media shares that he is taking on the recurring role of Brian, a 30 something year old handsome contractor set to conduct repairs on Karen’s beauty shop.
The former child star is a television veteran as he’s portrayed the role of Jerome Turrell in the sitcom Thea. Jason also starred as Marcus Henderson in Disney 90s sitcom Smart Guy . Including playing a young Michael Jackson in the biopic, The Jacksons: An American Dream. Not to mention he provided signature vocals for young Simba in Disney’s 1994 animated movie, The Lion King.
Jason can also be seen on Lena Waithe’s hit original television series ‘The Chi’ on Showtime as he portrays the role of Rashad.
Cousins be sure to check out an all new season of ‘Sistas’ on Wednesday May 31st only on BET.