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'The Highwaymen': Film Scripted By 'David Makes Man' Writers Sets Production

Orlando, FL, based independent film production company Stars North has announced its post-coronavirus production for The Highwaymen, written by David Makes Man writing duo Lucien Christian Adderley and Richard 'Byrd' Wilson (who are collectively known as writing team 89 Writers). The film will be directed and produced by Woman In Motion director Todd Thompson, who calls The Highwaymen a...

News,Television

HBO Sets 'Gathering The Pieces' Campaign For Michaela Coel's 'I May Destroy You'

Fans of Michaela Coel's upcoming HBO/BBC series, I May Destroy You, are getting tons of supportive content related to the show and its highly personal themes. HBO has developed the "Gathering the Pieces" campaign for the upcoming series in order to "elevate the conversation, raise awareness of the topics depicted in the series and provide expert POVs and resources to Black and Queer...

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Spike Lee On Hollywood Reopening: 'They Ain’t Doing A Thing Until The Vaccine'

Spike Lee says he will not be entering a movie theater or starting up a film production as long as the coronavirus is a threat. The director, whose Vietnam War film Da 5 Bloods will debut on Netflix, told IndieWire that he is not starting production on his adaptation of Prince of Cats until it is safe to do so. “They ain’t doing a thing until the vaccine,” he said to the outlet....

Film,News,Interviews

Tracee Ellis Ross Discusses 'Collective Grief' From George Floyd Murder With Shadow And Act

During Shadow And Act's Locked Down With __  Facebook Live with The High Note star Tracee Ellis Ross, she opened up about how she's been feeling regarding the murder of George Floyd by the hands of the Minneapolis, MN, police, as well as the string of police brutality cases and armed citizen cases that have claimed the lives of Black people such as Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud...

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Gina Prince-Bythewood Talks Initial 'R' Rating For 'Love & Basketball' And The Slap Scene

During Shadow And Act's Locked Down With __ live Q&A on Facebook, director Gina Prince-Bythewood told fans two stories about the making of her 2000 classic, Love & Basketball. Prince-Bythewood talked about her film initially earning an R-rating for its love scene. “When we did it, I was very specific about what I wanted it to be. It's a girl's first time, Monica's...