Regina King, Long May She Reign

By trusting her instincts and playing the long game, Regina King has established herself as Hollywood royalty. Regina King was looking for her Titanic. After three decades in Hollywood as an actress, starting with her child-star beginnings on the sitcom 227, King felt ready to move behind the camera, to direct her first feature film. She’d helmed episodes of television (Scandal, Insecure, Being Mary Jane), … Continue reading Regina King, Long May She Reign

Mara Brock Akil Inks Overall Deal With Netflix As Streamer Sets Premiere Date For Her Series ‘Girlfriends’

Mara Brock Akil, the prolific creator/showrunner behind such series as Girlfriends, The Game and Being Mary Jane, has signed a multi-year overall deal with Netflix to create new original content. The deal comes just ahead of the September 11 release date of her popular series Girlfriends on Netflix, marking the series’ 20th anniversary. “We are thrilled to welcome Mara Brock Akil to Netflix,” said Channing Dungey, VP Original Series, Netflix. “Her signature … Continue reading Mara Brock Akil Inks Overall Deal With Netflix As Streamer Sets Premiere Date For Her Series ‘Girlfriends’