After being stranded in limbo since 2015, Aaron McGruder’s spiritual satire collection Black Jesus is returning. Black Jesus season 3 can be premiering on Adult Swim this September, and the community has put out a primary trailer, letting followers know that Black Jesus is again, and what they’ll count on.
Take a take a look at the brand new Black Jesus season 3 trailer above, and get extra particulars on the brand new season, beneath!
As you possibly can see in the trailer, Slink Johnson can be stepping proper again into his function as “Black Jesus,” a model of the messiah who lives in the city jungle of contemporary day Compton, CA. Black Jesus and his rag-tag group of “disciples” get right into a misadventures as they scheme on the way to unfold the nice phrase of the gospel to the ‘hood. Season 1 noticed Jesus and the gang begin a group backyard in Compton, which grew mystical weed-laced tomatoes. The battle for the backyard ended up deliver in figures like Coolio for a significant profit live performance – although Jesus in the end ended up in a psychological hospital, as a consequence of his claims of being… properly, Jesus.
Season 2 noticed Black Jesus launched from the psychological hospital, solely to search out his disciples have strayed from the righteous path, and into issues like stripping. Jesus and the gang’s subsequent scheme had them open a meals truck and serve blessedly contemporary fish from a polluted river, solely to have issues slide into facet schemes involving stolen cable, a pop-up restaurant funded seducing a girl with a limitless EBT card, and extra. Season 2 ended on a notice that would’ve undoubtedly ended the collection, as Jesus lived his personal model of A Wonderful Life, in which he was now not the divine son of God. By the tip of the episode (and the present), Black Jesus had rekindled his religion and was able to deliver blessings to Compton once more.
While Black Jesus’ return for season 3 can be welcomed by followers, it additionally comes with a bittersweet underpinning. One of the present’s fundamental stars was Charlie Murphy, who tragically handed away in 2017 after battling leukemia. Murphy performed “Vic,” the curmudgeonly landlord of the housing advanced the place Black Jesus and his disciples lived, and was in some ways the principle antagonist of the present. How they fill that void can be attention-grabbing to see. The different fundamental forged members (Corey Holcomb, Kali Hawk, King Bach” and Andra Fuller) are all anticipated to return or seem.
This marks one other large revival for collection creator Aaron McGruder: again in June it was confirmed that McGruder’s flagship collection, The Boondocks, can also be being introduced again by Adult Swim (extra on that HERE).
Black Jesus season 3 premieres on Adult Swim on September 20th.