Ava DuVernay’s “Central Park Five” Netflix Limited Series Gets New Title, Premiere Date

The new title — ‘When They See Us’ — embraces “the humanity of the men and not their politicized moniker,” explains DuVernay. “Our series gives the five men a platform to finally raise their voices and tell their full stories.” Ava DuVernay and Netflix have renamed their limited series centered on the Central Park Five case to When They See Us. The new title “embraces … Continue reading Ava DuVernay’s “Central Park Five” Netflix Limited Series Gets New Title, Premiere Date

Juanita | Official Trailer Netflix

This looks like this might be a good one! And, I love that there will also be some First Nation actors starring in the movie. JUANITA Synopsis: Fed up with her life, Juanita leaves her grown kids behind and hits the road in search of a fresh start. ~ Video via Netflix Setting: Butte, Montana. The state is home to 7 Indian reservations. ~ Source: … Continue reading Juanita | Official Trailer Netflix

Niecy Nash, Courtney B. Vance to Star in ‘Uncorked’ for Netflix

Oh, this sounds like it might be a good one! The father-son story will be the feature directorial debut for ‘Insecure’ showrunner Prentice Penny. Niecy Nash and Courtney B. Vance will star in Netflix’s Uncorked, the feature directorial debut for Insecure showrunner Prentice Penny. Fueled by his love of wine, a young man, played by Mamoudou Athie, strives to become a master sommelier while dealing … Continue reading Niecy Nash, Courtney B. Vance to Star in ‘Uncorked’ for Netflix

Zoë Kravitz, American Woman

Zoë Kravitz grew up a flower child in the canyons of L.A. with her actress mom and a wild child in Miami and beyond with her rock-star dad. But she’s making her own way to the top. Sunday afternoon in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and the neighborhood is being its Williamsburgiest self. Outside a gentrified coffee shop under the grimy elevated J-M-Z tracks, a jaywalking Hasidic man … Continue reading Zoë Kravitz, American Woman

Marvel’s Daredevil: Season 3 | Official Trailer

Synopsis: Missing for months, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) reemerges a broken man, putting into question his future as both vigilante Daredevil and lawyer Matthew Murdock. But when his archenemy Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio) is released from prison, Matt must choose between hiding from the world, or embracing his destiny as a hero. ~ Video via Netflix Marvel’s Daredevil S3 debuts exclusively on Netflix October 19, … Continue reading Marvel’s Daredevil: Season 3 | Official Trailer

Octavia Spencer Limited Series ‘Madam C.J. Walker’ Nabs Netflix Pickup

Congrats, Octavia. Can’t wait to see this one! The Academy Award winner will executive produce and star in this series about the first black, self-made female millionaire. Netflix will tell the story of the first black, self-made female millionaire. The streamer has given a series order to executive producer Octavia Spencer’s Madam C.J. Walker, which stars the Academy Award winner as Sarah Breedlove, a black … Continue reading Octavia Spencer Limited Series ‘Madam C.J. Walker’ Nabs Netflix Pickup

Kenya Barris Officially Exits ABC Studios Pact, Eyes Nine-Figure Netflix Mega-Deal

The ‘Black-ish’ creator and ‘Girls Trip’ writer had grown dissatisfied with the broadcast affiliated studio and, sources say, could join Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy at the streaming giant with a nine-figure overall deal. It’s official: Black-ish showrunner and Girls Trip writer Kenya Barris is leaving his longtime home at ABC Studios as sources say he could become the next mega-producer to ink a nine-figure … Continue reading Kenya Barris Officially Exits ABC Studios Pact, Eyes Nine-Figure Netflix Mega-Deal

Shonda Rhimes Unveils Slate of Eight Netflix Series

Nearly a year after sending shockwaves through the TV community with her move to Netlfix, Shonda Rhimes has unveiled the full slate of eight series she is currently working on for the streaming giant. In addition to the previously announced take on New York Magazine story “How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People,” Rhimes (who will pen the Delvey drama) is working on seven … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes Unveils Slate of Eight Netflix Series

Idris Elba to Tackle ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ for Netflix (Exclusive)

Elba will also direct and produce music for the modern retelling of the Gothic romance. Idris Elba will star as the hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix.The Golden Globe winner will also direct and produce the project under his Green Door production shingle and will be producing original music for the feature, which is being described as a “sonic and musical experience.” The Hunchback of Notre … Continue reading Idris Elba to Tackle ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ for Netflix (Exclusive)

‘Dear White People’ Reveals the Truth About Being Black in Trump’s America

The second season of Dear White People opens with an instantly recognizable cultural debate, yet one that has never been dramatized on television. The battle lines are fiercely drawn, the passions intense, and the arguers obstinate in their opinions: Should grits be salty or sweet? Justin Simien, who created the Netflix comedy and the 2014 race satire it is based on, laughs when we bring … Continue reading ‘Dear White People’ Reveals the Truth About Being Black in Trump’s America