Drawing inspiration from the real-life relationship between Mary Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the project tells the love story between a modern-day power couple. In the world of Black Hollywood, they navigate a complex set of social codes, and this series will explore it all, from the good to the bad... to the '90s, because that's the love story began.
The plot of Love Is season 1 unfolds in the 90s of the last century, in Los Angeles and focuses on the “black” Hollywood. The main heroes are the young dark-skinned girl named Nuri and her new friend Yasir, whose fates once intersect. It seems that they are from completely opposite worlds, but there is also that which unites them. Each of them follows the dream, hoping to find love and make a career. Having met Yasir, Nuri gradually realizes that she is confused in the relationship. She already has a boyfriend in New York, but despite this, she thinks she fell in love. An amazing adventure of a lifetime awaits them ahead. And maybe, they will be able to accurately answer the question many years later. What is love? This romantic and touching story develops in season 1 of Love Is against the backdrop of various social problems, shows the development of the black culture of that time and affects various aspects of the life of African Americans.Read more »