All About BET's 'Boomerang' TV series In 2018, BET announced it was spinning off the 1992 romantic comedy, "Boomerang." The series does not include original stars Eddie Murphy and Halle Berry as part of the cast. It focuses on the offspring of the characters from the hit '90s film. "The Chi" creator Lena Waithe serves as executive producer on the show with Berry. “We want to create something fresh that speaks to a new generation,” Waithe told The Hollywood Reporter.