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Bernie Mac Biopic in Development at John Legend’s Production Company

John Legend‘s Get Lifted production company has just inked a deal to produce a feature film about the late comedian Bernie Mac. Legend’s business partner, Mike Jackson, broke the news during the 2021 Tribeca Festival on Thursday (June 10). “We just partnered with Bernie Mac’s estate to cover Bernie Mac’s story” said Jackson. According to The […]

Sanaa Lathan To Make Directorial Debut With ‘On The Come Up’

Sanaa Lathan is joining the list of on-screen talent making their way to the Director’s seat. Lathan’s directorial debut at Paramount Players will be an adaptation of the New York Times Best Selling novel On The Come Up by Angie Thomas. A previous feature film The Hate U Give—directed by George Tillman Jr— was also […]

‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ Will Hit Broadway in October

The eagerly anticipated play by Keenan Scott Young II, will showcase a preview on October 1st, followed by an opening on October 31st at Broadway’s Golden Theatre .  The cast includes esteemed acting veteran Keith David (Greenleaf, Seven Guitars),  break-out star Dyllón Burnside (Pose), Bryan Terrell Clark (Hamilton), Da’Vinchi (All American), Luke James (The Chi), Forrest McClendon […]

DC Comics ‘Naomi’ Series Picked up by CW

Naomi, inspired by the DC Comics miniseries of the same name, received a series order from the CW network on Monday Written and executive produced by Ava DuVernay and Jill Blankenship, Naomi (Kaci Walfall) follows a teen girl’s journey from her small northwestern town to the heights of the Multiverse. When a supernatural event shakes her hometown to […]

‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Renewed for Season 3

The laughs wont be slowing down at HBO. A Black Lady Sketch Show has just been renewed for season 3. The Emmy-Nominated show created by Robin Thede, received the renewal ahead of the Season 2 finale this Friday. The renewal is no surprise! With a central cast of black women, the series continues to deliver […]

Wood Harris Joins HBO L.A. Lakers Series

Wood Harris, most notably known for his performances in Paid in Full and The Wire, has been added to the cast of Adam McKay’s series based on the Los Angeles Lakers at HBO. The upcoming sports series developed by Adam McKay, Jim Hecht and Max Borenstein is based on the book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los […]

Michael Jai White Announces the Launch of Jaigantic Studios

Actor, director and writer Michael Jai White, known for “Spawn”, “The Dark Knight”, “Arrow”, & “Mortal Kombat: Legacy”, announced the launch of Jaigantic Studios in New Haven, Connecticut. The studio was comprised out of a desire for White to produce more personalized content, and to expand the industry he’s well versed in by offering jobs, […]

Back for the Third Time: ‘The Game’ Revival is Coming to Paramount+

According to The Hollywood Reporter, an official ‘The Game’ revival is in the works at Paramount+. Original series regulars Wendy Raquel Robinson and Hosea Chanchez will reprise their roles, and creator Mara Brock Akil will also be returning. The newly launched streaming service has placed a 10-episode order for the former CW and BET series. […]

Apple TV+ Will Stream Joel Coen’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth” starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand

Apple Original Films and A24 announced a partnership on the release of the highly anticipated drama “The Tragedy of Macbeth”. The film will release worldwide theatrically at the end of the year and will follow with a global release on Apple TV+. The picture is projected to be an award-season contender, with veteran Academy Award-winner Joel […]

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