In stepped Alba. We definitely have chemistry. We figured out how to maintain the integrity of the show and the storylines and give me a chance to bond with my child. This business is really tough to have a baby and to be a mom. I felt like coming back in the business as a mother of an infant, it was important that I set the stage and expectations right so that I can walk into work with dignity. I was breastfeeding my baby, so guess what?
Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba go into action for ‘Bad Boys’ spin off ‘L.A.'s Finest’
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The Spectrum network will be the exclusive premiere home of the character-driven drama series and airs via Spectrum On Demand, beginning with the first three installments; subsequent episodes will be released weekly on Mondays. Syd Burnett, last seen in Miami taking down a drug cartel, now is an LAPD detective and can pursue all the pleasures Los Angeles has to offer and leave her past behind. These two have totally different lifestyles and approaches, but they both are at the top of their fields in this action-packed, character-driven procedural. Gabrielle Union: Well, I created it. It literally started off as a joke. We were sitting around having drinks and riffing on whatever happened to different characters that I played.
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Ahead of the series premiering May 13 on Spectrum On Demand with three episodes two new episodes will be subsequently available each Monday , EW sat down with Union and Alba to talk about why they were determined to make this show happen, getting the chance to bring badass women to TV, and their natural chemistry. And luckily in this this circumstance, Gab and I both got to really hold the reigns and pave the way for the type of environment that we wanted to be in, and it felt like just a really creative and interesting and fast-paced and exciting environment that was also very inclusive. Some networks are actually super excited about two strong female leads of color partnering to kick ass and make us laugh. Some people thought it was a great business model, and we were lucky to find people who got the show, got us, got what where we were trying to go, understood the international play involved. ALBA: We always thought this had the potential to be so much more than what those boundaries allow.
No, you did not read those lyrics wrong. They find it particularly gratifying to be starring in a TV action drama. And I found a partner in Jess, who also has a life outside Hollywood that is bigger, dare I say, and more fulfilling, and amazing. She is married to just-retired NBA star Dwayne Wade and is stepmother to his three children from previous relationships. The couple also have a 6-month-old daughter.