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New Documentary Series 'Growing Up In America' Hopes To Explore Conversations In Underrepresented Communities

A new documentary series, Growing Up in America, is looking to explore the conversations in underrepresented communities in America. The 8-episode travel-based documentary series features the cultures and conversations of marginalized people in America. "Not many travel shows dive into this part of America as much," Growing Up in America filmmaker Nate Araya tells Shadow and Act. ...

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'Limited Partners': Jacob Latimore, Billy Porter And Natasha Rothwell Added To Tiffany Haddish-Led Film

The ensemble cast for the upcoming Tiffany Haddish-Rose Byrne film, Limited Partners, has been set. Ari Graynor, Jacob Latimore, Karan Soni, Jimmy O. Yang, Natasha Rothwell, Jessica St. Clair and Billy Porter are set as co-stars. The film will center on "two friends who build a successful company, then find their relationship tested following a buyout offer." Haddish, who...

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Cynthia Erivo Dreams Of Portraying Serena Williams On-Screen

Cynthia Erivo can be seen now in Bad Times at The El Royale, next in Steve McQueen's Widows and she's also starting production on the biopic Harriet.  So, to say she's busy would be an understatement. And while she has a lot lined up, she also has another dream role on her mind: the greatest tennis player in history. The British-born actress would love to play Serena...

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Social Inequality And Racism Are At The Forefront Of 'Life and Nothing More,' Which Releases Next Week

Life and Nothing More is the next feature film by Spanish filmmaker and teacher Antonio Méndez Esparza, following his debut film Aquí y Allá, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012 where it won the Critic’s Week Award. Life and Nothing More premiered at last year's Toronto International Film Festival and will be released in the United States next week. It is led by...

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Issa Rae On The Large White Audience Of 'Insecure' And Male Nudity In The Show

At Mipcom, Issa Rae touched on all things Insecure! Rae attended Mipcom where she was honored as Personality of the Year. During the Q&A, moderator Iris Brey noted what seems to be the case for most shows with predominantly Black casts -- most of their audience is white! For Insecure, that total is 62 percent. “That threw me all the way the f**k off,” Rae said. “Which is...