nullI’m sure there’s no need for an intro to this anymore, since it’s been written about so much. 

Being Mary Jane, the pilot movie, debuts on BET, on TuesdayJuly 2nd at 10:30pm ET/PT.

Being Mary Jane the TV series is slated to premiere in early 2014 on BET.

Gabrielle Union stars as the title character, with Omari HardwickRichard RoundtreeMargaret AveryLisa VidalRichard BrooksTika SumpterRaven GoodwinB.J. BrittAaron SpearsLatarsha RoseStephen Bishop and Robinne Lee, rounding out the cast.

Here’s the latest trailer which feels a bit more somber and solemn to me than what we’ve seen thus far: