Freeform Releases Trailer for Season 3 of Francia Raisa’s “grown-ish”

Could Francia Raisa be in for a big surprise?

Freeformhas released the first teaser for the third season of its hit comedy series grown-ish, starring the 31-year-old Mexican and Honduran American actress. And, it looks like someone will be heading into their junior year with an unexpected surprise. 

Grown-ish Cast

The spot reveals quite a bit in just 15 seconds. It opens with someone sitting on a toilet taking a pregnancy test. The person then throws the test on the floor revealing a + sign, and then exclaims “Oh! S***!’

Picking up after season 2’s finale cliffhanger, the gang returns as confident, eager and seasoned upper-classmen, with Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and her girls (… and Vivek) moving into an off-campus home, ready to take on the school year. They quickly realize that they have been mistaken about the disillusionment of adulthood, with real-life problems coming for them, including student loans, work/ life balance and, of course, messy breakups. Plus, the season premiere picks up with some of the crew having to deal with the repercussions of their big mistakes before summer break.

From ABC Signature Studios, grown-ishalso stars Trevor Jackson, Raisa, Emily ArlookJordan BuhatChloe BaileyHalle Bailey, Luka Sabbatand Diggy Simmons.

The series will continue to explore important topics including college athletics, cultural appropriation, toxic masculinity, anxiety, burnout and more.

Season 3 of grown-ish premieres on Thursday, January 16 on Freeform.

Henri Esteve to Appear on Freeform’s “Grown-ish”

Watch out, world, Henri Esteve is grownnow…

The 30-year-old  Cuban-American actor has landed a recurring role on the upcoming third season of Grown-ishFreeform’s popular comedy spinoff from ABC’s Black-ish

Henri Esteve

Grown-ishis a contemporary take on the issues that students face in the world of higher education, and follows Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and her friends as they return to CalU with confidence and swagger. Learning from the ups and downs of their freshman year, they all think they’ve got their second year on lock, but quickly realize that they’re not as grown as they think. 

The cast also includes Luka SabbatTrevor Jackson, Francia RaisaEmily ArlookJordan Buhat, Chloe BaileyHalle BaileyDeon Cole, and recently upped-to-series-regular Diggy Simmons.

Esteve will play Javier, a gorgeous grad student whom Ana (Raisa) interns with at Cal U. A well-educated Cuban Republican activist, Javi is able to cross party lines with his unwavering morals and his James Deanmystique. Despite having everything in common on paper, Ana will find that Javi challenges her in a way she never expected — both in the workplace and out.

Esteve had a recurring role on Amazon’s Homecomingand most recently appeared on the Syfy pilot(Future) Cult Classic. Hit other credits include appearances on Revengeand NCIS.

Season 3 of Grown-ish premieres at 8:00 pm ET Thursday, January 16, on Disney-owned Freeform.

New Season of Francia Raisa’s Freeform Series “Grown-ish” to Premiere in January

Francia Raisa is heading back to college next semester…

Freeform has set a January premiere date for the new season of Grown-ish, which features the 31-year-old Mexican and Honduran American actress in the ensemble cast.

Francia Raisa

The Season 3 premiere of the Black-ish spinoff will serve as the lead-in for the network’s new comedy Everything’s Gonna Be Okayat 8:00 pm on Thursday, January 16.

The gang returns as confident, eager and seasoned upper-classmen, with Zoey and her girls (… and Vivek) moving into an off-campus home, ready to take on the school year. They quickly realize that they have been mistaken about the disillusionment of adulthood, with real-life problems coming for them, including student loans, work/ life balance and, of course, messy breakups. Plus, the season premiere picks up with some of the crew having to deal with the repercussions of their big mistakes before summer break. 

From ABC Signature Studios,Grown-ishstars Yara ShahidiTrevor Jackson, Raisa, Emily ArlookJordan BuhatChloe BaileyHalle Bailey,Luka Sabbatand Diggy Simmons

The series will continue to explore important topics including college athletics, cultural appropriation, toxic masculinity, anxiety, burnout and more.

Francia Raisa’s “Grown-ish” to Premiere Second Half of Season 2 in June

Francia Raisais heading to summer school…

Freeform has announced the midseason return of Grown-ishstarring the 30-year-old Mexican and Honduran American actress.

Francia Raisa

Grown-ish, a spinoff of Freeform corporate sibling ABC’s Black-ish, will kick off the second half of its Season 2 at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, June 5. 

After the cliffhanger spring finale, Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and her friends find themselves at dramatic crossroads in their relationships, academics and adulthood. Topics explored in the new episodes will include cultural appropriation, mental health, academic scandal and more. 

In addition to Raisa and Shahidi, the cast also includes Trevor JacksonEmily ArlookJordan BuhatChloe Bailey,Halle BaileyLuka SabbatDeon Coleand newly promoted series regular Diggy Simmons.

Freeform Renews Francia Raisa’s Comedy Series “grown-ish” for a Third Season

Watch out world, Francia Raisa is still grown now…

Freeform has ordered a third season of its critically praised series grown-ish, starring the 30-year-old Mexican and Honduran American actress.  

Francia Raisa

The renewal comes amid strong ratings for the spinoff of ABC’s Black-ish. Season to date, grown-ish ranks as the No. 1 comedy on cable among women 18-49 and females 12-34. The series also ranks among this season’s Top 3 cable comedies with women 18-34 (No. 2), adults 18-34 (No. 3) and persons 12-34 (No. 3).

Starring Yara ShahidiTrevor Jackson, Raisa as Ana Torres , Emily Arlook, Jordan BuhatChloe BaileyHalle BaileyLuka Sabbatand Deon Colegrown-ish is a contemporary take on the issues that students face in the world of higher education.

Season 2 follows Zoey (Shahidi) and her friends as they return to CalU with confidence and swagger. Learning from the ups and downs of their freshman year, they all think they’ve got their second year on lock, but quickly realize that they’re not as grown as they think.

Grown-ish is produced by ABC Signature Studiosand executive produced by Kenya Barris.

Grown-ish airs Wednesdays at 8 PM on Freeform.

Freeform to Premiere Season 2 of Francia Raisa’s “Grown-ish” in January

Francia Raisa is headed back to campus in January…

Francia Raisa

Freeform has announced that the second season of Grown-ish, starring the 30-year-old Mexican and Honduran American actress, will premiere on January 2 at 8:00 pm ET.

Following their freshman year, Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and her friends are returning for their second year at CalU, during which they’ll soon discover they still have a lot to learn.

Grown-ish Cast

Returning alongside Shahidi and Raisa, who portrays Zoey’s roommate Ana Torres, are Trevor Jackson, Emily Arlook, Jordan Buhat, Chloe and Halle Bailey, Luka Sabbat and Deon Cole.

Freeform Releases Trailer for Francia Raisa’s “Life-Size 2”

Francia Raisa is toying around

Freeform has released the official trailer for Life-Size 2, starring the 30-year-old Honduran and Mexican American actress and Tyra Banks.

In the film,  Raisa plays Grace Manning, a 20-something CEO of Marathon Toys, a huge toy company started by her mother that is most famous for manufacturing the iconic Eve doll. Grace is also in the middle of her quarter-life crisis, realizing she is in over her head as CEO. To make matters worse, her wild-child ways are causing the company’s stock to plummet. With the help of her young next-door neighbor, Grace’s old Eve doll (Banks) magically awakens to help get Grace back on track and give her the confidence to be the woman and leader Eve knows Grace can be.

The movie also stars Alison Fernandez, Gavin Stenhouse, Shanica Knowles and Hank Chen.

Life-Size 2 premieres on Sunday, December 2, at 9:00 pm EST/PST.

The film is written by Cameron Fay and Stacey Harman and directed by Steven K. Tsuchida.

Francia Raisa to Star in Freeform’s “Black-ish” Spinoff, “Grown-ish”

Francia Raisa is Grown-ing up…

The 29-year-old Honduran and Mexican American actress has joined the cast of Freeform’s Grown-ish, the spinoff of ABC’s acclaimed sitcom Black-ish.

Francia Raisa

Grown-ish, from Black-ish executive producer Kenya Barris, is a contemporary take on the current issues facing both students and administrators in the world of higher education. Yara Shahidi portrays Zoey – Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow’s (Tracee Ellis Ross) popular, entitled, stylish and socially active 17-year-old daughter — as she heads off to college and quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest.

Raisa will portray Ana, an outspoken conservative freshman at Southern California University.

Raisa joins previously announced cast members Shahidi, Deon Cole, Chris Parnell, Emily Arlook and Trevor Jackson.

The 13-episode comedy series is set to start production next week for an early 2018 premiere on Freeform.

Raisa, who rose to acclaim on The Secret Life of the American Teenager, previously appeared on Dear White People, The Mindy Project and In Plain Sight.

Raisa Signs with Abrams Artists Agency…

Francia Raisa has new representation in Hollywood

The 26-year-old Honduran and Mexican American actress has signed on with Abrams Artists Agency.

Francia Raisa

Raisa was a regular on ABC Family’s The Secret Life of the American Teenager throughout its five-season run and appeared in the telefilms A Snow Globe Christmas and Christmas Bounty.

Other television gigs include The Mindy Project, CSI and In Plain Sight. She next appears in the Lifetime series Un-Real and the features Dirty Lies and Beyond Paradise.

Francia Raisa Cast in Lifetime’s Drama Pilot “Unreal”

Francia Raisa’s next project really is unreal

The 25-year-old Honduran and Mexican American actress has joined the cast of Shiri Appleby’s Lifetime’s drama pilot Unreal.

Francia Raisa

The project goes behind the scenes of a hit competition dating series to follow the experiences of a young staffer (Life Unexpected‘s Appleby) whose lone job is to manipulate the relationships with (and among) the contestants in order to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage producers demand.

Raisa will play Inez, a lesbian producer behind the scenes of the unscripted show who has a knack for finding great talent for the show.

Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro penned the pilot, which is based on the latter’s short, Sequin Raze.

Raisa’s credits also include The Mindy Project, The CW pilot Company Town and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.