Broadway’s Black Playwrights on Legacy Theater and Their Vision for an Inclusive Industry

In a historic moment, the works of eight Black playwrights were celebrated by their casts, crews and creative teams in New York at an event co-hosted by CAA Amplify, Broadway Advocacy Coalition and The Movement Theatre Company. [It’s about damn time! ~ V] The journey to Broadway for this season’s Black playwrights was never sure nor easy, and certainly not short. But it is an achievement that … Continue reading Broadway’s Black Playwrights on Legacy Theater and Their Vision for an Inclusive Industry

‘Outlander’: Every Official S6 Photo Released So Far

Outlander‘s S6 premiere grows closer and closer with each passing week, but as viewers await the show’s return, Starz is giving them plenty of content to quench their thirst. So far, several photos for the upcoming season have already been revealed, hinting at what’s to come for Claire (Caitriona Balfe), Jamie (Sam Heughan), and the rest of the Frasers. Along with episodic images, Starz has … Continue reading ‘Outlander’: Every Official S6 Photo Released So Far

Harlem S1 – Official Trailer

From writer Tracy Oliver (Girls Trip) . . .  Harlem is a new comedy following a group of (four) stylish and ambitious best girlfriends in Harlem NYC, the mecca of Black culture in America. Synopsis: Camille is a popular young anthropology professor at Columbia with extensive knowledge of the dating norms of many cultures, but has a hard time navigating her own love life. Tye … Continue reading Harlem S1 – Official Trailer

Netflix Reveals Raising Dion S2 Release Date

Netflix has announced the release date for Raising Dion S2. Revealed in a press release from Netflix about its upcoming slate of genre TV series, Raising Dion S2 will premiere Feb. 1, 2022, on the streaming service. That puts Raising Dion right in time for Black History Month. S2 Synopsis: Raising Dion follows the story of Nicole (Alisha Wainwright) and her son Dion (Ja’Siah Young) … Continue reading Netflix Reveals Raising Dion S2 Release Date

Michael B. Jordan on His Growing Empire, New Love and Seizing the Moment: “It’s My Turn

As he toplines the romantic drama ‘A Journal for Jordan’ and prepares his directorial debut (‘Creed III’), the actor-producer discusses his “clean brand,” new willingness to share his personal life and the price of agitating for real change in Hollywood. My ambition has intersected at this moment where I have the experience and knowledge to direct, the opportunity within a franchise to step behind the … Continue reading Michael B. Jordan on His Growing Empire, New Love and Seizing the Moment: “It’s My Turn

Halle Berry Strikes Multi-Picture Deal With Netflix As Directorial Debut ‘Bruised’ Hits #1 In U.S.

WOW!! This is fantastic. I am so happy for her. ~ V Oscar winner Halle Berry (Bruised, Monster’s Ball) has entered into a new partnership with Netflix which will see her continue to star in and produce films for the streamer. The announcement comes one week after Netflix’s global release of her feature directorial debut, Bruised, which quickly landed the streamer’s #1 film of the week slot in the U.S., and … Continue reading Halle Berry Strikes Multi-Picture Deal With Netflix As Directorial Debut ‘Bruised’ Hits #1 In U.S.

‘Outlander’ Travel Docuseries Spinoff ‘Men In Kilts’ Renewed For S2 By Starz

Congrats to them! ~ V Outlander stars Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish are ready to hit the road again – this time in New Zealand. Starz has renewed their hit travel docuseries Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham for a six-episode second season. Developed by Heughan and McTavish, Men in Kilts is produced by Boardwalk Pictures, in association with Sony Pictures Television. … Continue reading ‘Outlander’ Travel Docuseries Spinoff ‘Men In Kilts’ Renewed For S2 By Starz

Outlander S6 Opening Credits Breakdown by Blacklanderz® Jessica L.

While Droughtlander is ALMOST over, Jessica decided to do what she is really good at . . . providing us with a breakdown of the opening credits for S6. ~ V Spoilers Alert: For non-book readers, below may contain some spoilers. If you don’t want to know, stop here! Starz released the Outlander S6 opening credits this week and like myself, the fandom had a … Continue reading Outlander S6 Opening Credits Breakdown by Blacklanderz® Jessica L.

TikTok Hires Shavone Charles as Head of Diversity & Inclusion Communications

The executive — formerly at VSCO, Instagram and Twitter — joins TikTok in a newly formed role, first ever head of diversity and inclusion communications. TikTok has tapped Shavone Charles to lead communications around the social platform’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. Charles joins TikTok next week in the newly formed role after serving as the director of communications and creative partnerships at VSCO, where she … Continue reading TikTok Hires Shavone Charles as Head of Diversity & Inclusion Communications

Outlander Series: Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone is Out Now!!

Go Tell the Bees That I am Gone (“BEES”) is the ninth book in the Outlander series of novels which focus on Jamie Fraser and Claire Beauchamp Randall Fraser. BEES follows Written in My Own Heart’s Blood (“MOBY”), which is the eighth book in the Outlander series. BEES was published in hardcover and available for purchase in bookstores on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 in the … Continue reading Outlander Series: Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone is Out Now!!