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‘Lords Of Dogtown’ TV Series In Development From ‘The Shield’ Creator & ‘Queen Sugar’ Writer

There is no shortage of TV series coming our way in 2021 and beyond. From returning favorites and brand-new shows, the various streaming services and networks will have something new to watch nearly every day from here until the end of time. But that doesn’t mean the glut of TV series makes something like the […]

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Ava DuVernay and Peter Roth Announce Array Crew, Promoting Diversity Below-the-Line

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has partnered with outgoing Warner Bros. Television chairman Peter Roth to launch Array Crew, a division of Array Alliance. which will serve as a database to highlight below-the-line talent.The announcement was made in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, where Roth and DuVernay said that Array Crew is in the soft […]

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Carol Sutton, Actor in ‘Steel Magnolias’ and ‘Queen Sugar,’ Dies at 76 of Covid-19

Actor Carol Sutton, who made appearances in “Steel Magnolias” and “Queen Sugar,” died Thursday night of complications from Covid-19. She was 76.The actor spent her last months at the Touro Infirmary in her native city of New Orleans, where she was treated for the virus.New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell confirmed Sutton’s death and remembered the […]

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Justice Smith Comes Out as Queer, Voices Support for Black Queer and Trans Lives

Actor Justice Smith took to his Instagram to show his solidarity and support for Black queer lives and Black trans lives while also coming out as queer.Smith, who has appeared in “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu,” “The Get Down” and “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” shared that he and “Queen Sugar” actor Nicholas Ashe are a couple.In his […]

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7 New Netflix Shows to Binge in May, and the Best Reasons to Watch

1. “When They See Us” (available May 31)Why Should I Watch? Ava DuVernay is bringing her keen directorial eye to yet another medium. The director of features like “Selma,” TV series like “Queen Sugar,” and documentaries like “13th” is trying her hand at the limited series format with “When They See Us,” a four-hour scripted […]

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‘Queen Sugar’s Kofi Siriboe To Star In ‘Really Love’ Film From MacRo & Director Angel Kristi Williams

Exclusive: Kofi Siriboe, star of the Own series Queen Sugar, has been tapped as the lead in the film Really Love, which is being helmed by first-time feature director Angel Kristi Williams, who also co-wrote the script with Felicia A. Pride. Charles D. King’s MacRo, the production company behind the Oscar-nominated film, Fences, is financing […]

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‘Code Of Silence’: Tina Mabry To Adapt Chicago Pd Whistleblower Tale For Mwm Studios

Exclusive: Tina Mabry, a writer-director-producer on Own’s drama series Queen Sugar, has been set to adapt Code of Silence, a feature film in the works at Mwm Studios. The pic is based on a four-part article by Jamie Kalven in The Intercept in 2016, and tells the true story of Chicago police officer Shannon Spaulding’s […]

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