Alfre Woodard to Star as Civil Rights Activist Fannie Lou Hamer in Limited Series for ABC Studios

Wow, this is going to be fantastic!! ~ V Alfre Woodard will star as civil rights and voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer in a forthcoming limited series for ABC Studios, Variety has learned exclusively. Woodard is executive producing along with Carl Beverly, Sarah Timbermann, Roderick Spencer and Harry Belafonte, while Gina Belafonte serves as a producer. Hamer rose from sharecropping in the Mississippi Delta … Continue reading Alfre Woodard to Star as Civil Rights Activist Fannie Lou Hamer in Limited Series for ABC Studios

Yara Shahidi Signs Overall Deal With ABC Studios

The ‘Grown-ish’ star and executive producer is forming a production company with her mother and business partner, Keri Shahidi. Yara Shahidi is making a home at ABC Studios.The Grown-ish star, who recently was upped to executive producer as well, has signed an overall deal with the Disney Television Studios unit. Shahidi and her mother and business partner, Keri Shahidi, have formed production company 7th Sun … Continue reading Yara Shahidi Signs Overall Deal With ABC Studios