According to BCK, Uncle Buck is officially coming to TV. ABC has greenlit to series a reboot of the 1989 John Candy film. Uncle Buck will star Nia Long, James Lesure, Sayeed Shahidi, and Aalyrah Caldwell. In a spin on the original film’s casting, the series version has an all-black cast led by Mike Epps. “Uncle Buck (Mike Epps) is a fun loving but irresponsible guy who needs a job and a place to stay. By happy coincidence, his nieces and nephew’s Nanny has just quit and his brother and sister-in-law need his help. His unconventional personality just may make him the right fit for the family and they may be the answer to his problems, too.” “Uncle Buck” was written by Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley. Executive producers are Steven Cragg, Brian Bradley, and Will Packer. Co-executive producers are Korin Huggins and Phil Traill. “Uncle Buck” is produced by Universal Television and ABC Studios (Source).