The entire cast has agreed to return with the exception of Tisha Campbell-Martin, who has been replaced by popular R&B singer/actress Ashanti.
In 1996, Campbell-Martin filed a lawsuit against Martin Lawrence alleging he sexually harassed her.
I am hoping I can do the same thing.” Production for the show is underway and it will return to television in the fall of 2015.
For those of you who don't remember, Campbell-Martin left the popular series in 1997 citing sexual harassment, sexual battery, threats and verbal abuse from lead actor Martin Lawrence.
They eventually settled out of court, according to Necole Bitchie.
Ashanti recently spoke about playing the role of Gina Waters saying, “Like many people, I grew up watching Martin and it was probably my favorite TV show ever.
I know it will be difficult for many people to see me as Gina, but I hope I bring a new dynamic to the role.
I see it no differently than when Aunt Viv was replaced on .
At first the audience was not feeling the character change, but she eventually won them over.
As Fox continues to suffer from poor ratings, the network has once again agreed to reload one of it’s classic series.
The action packed “24” starring Kiefer Sutherland returned this year and now the network has reached an agreement with Martin Lawrence to return his insanely popular comedy series “Martin.” The series, which originally ran for 5 seasons (1992-1997), is considered one of the best black television comedies off all-time.