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Tyler Perry's Young Dylan is an American comedy television series created by Tyler Perry that premiered on Nickelodeon on February 29, 2020. The series stars Dylan Gilmer, Celina Smith, Hero Hunter, Jet Miller, Mieko Hillman, Aloma Lesley Wright, and Carl Anthony Payne, II.
Young Dylan is an aspiring hip-hop artist. When his mother doesn't come home one day, his grandmother Viola moves him in with his uncle Myles and aunt Yasmine to have parental figures in his life. His style clashes with the styles of Myles' family.
Dylan Gilmer as Young Dylan, an aspiring hip-hop artist
Celina Smith as Rebecca, the older cousin of Young Dylan, the older sister of Charlie, the daughter of Yasmine and Myles and the granddaughter of Viola
Hero Hunter as Charlie, the cousin of Young Dylan who used to have an imaginary friend
Jet Miller as Bethany, the best friend of Rebecca who's Young Dylan's love interest
Mieko Hillman as Yasmine, the aunt of Young Dylan, the mother of Charlie and Rebecca, the wife of Myles and the daughter-in-law of Viola
Aloma Lesley Wright as Viola, the grandmother of Young Dylan, Charlie and Rebecca, the mother of Myles and the mother-in-law of Yasmine
Carl Anthony Payne, II as Myles Wilson, the uncle of Young Dylan, the father of Rebecca and Charlie, the husband of Yasmine and the son of ViolaRecurring
Rodney Hobbs / Rodney J. Hobbs as Principal MatthewsNotable guest stars
Khaled "DJ Khaled" Khaled as himselfProduction
On October 2, 2019, it was announced on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that Nickelodeon and Tyler Perry were teaming up to create a comedy series about a 10-year-old rapper with a working title of Young Dylan. Tyler Perry serves as writer for the series, while Tyler Perry Studios produces the series. The series stars Dylan Gilmer as Young Dylan. On January 23, 2020, the cast for the series was announced. In addition to Dylan Gilmer, the cast also includes Carl Anthony Payne II, Mieko Hillman, Celina Smith, Hero Hunter, and Aloma Wright. Tyler Perry also serves as executive producer and director for the series. Michelle Sneed serves as executive producer. Will Areu and Mark E. Swinton serve as producers. Jet Miller was also included in the principal cast as Rebecca's friend Bethany. On February 19, 2020, it was announced that Tyler Perry's Young Dylan, previously Young Dylan, would premiere on February 29, 2020. The series has been given a 14-episode order. On March 18, 2021, the series was renewed for a second season of 20 episodes, which premiered on June 12, 2021.
Season 1 (2020)
Season 2 (2021)
Young Dylan at IMDb
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