"Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler is reportedly developing the series.
His longtime agent Michael Greene said the late actor's mother "taught him not to have people fuss over him."
Boseman was behind the "Black Panther" symbol, which sparked a movement.
Director Ryan Coogler penned a heartfelt tribute to the late actor, explaining how they came up with the character Erik Killmonger’s final line.
Host Keke Palmer addressed the "devastating loss" at the beginning of MTV's virtual ceremony.
Coogler, who worked with the actor on the Marvel film, said Boseman hid his cancer diagnosis from him.
The actor and musician already discussed the idea with several cast members.
Writer-director Ryan Coogler is behind the upcoming project.
"The beauty of this project is that we as a diaspora made this film successful – and we’re just getting started as a diaspora," the actress said.
The top award, which the public votes on, was revealed at the 50th NAACP Image Awards.