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ABC/Todd WawrychukA new trailer for Them, the new Amazon Prime anthology series from Lena Waithe, has been derided by viewers as a ripoff of Jordan Peele‘s films, Get Out and Us. Amazon’s official synopsis of the film, set in the 1950s, follows a Black family that “moves from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood during the period known as […]

Emillio CoochieFresh off her Grammy win for Best New Artist, Megan Thee Stallion is set to headline Grubhub’s Sound Bites virtual concert series, alongside Noah Cyrus and King Princess to benefit the World Central Kitchen. In celebration of Women’s History Month, the livestream special airs this Saturday, March 27 at 7 p.m. ET via Grubhub’s YouTube channel to support funding for female restaurant owners and workers around the country. In addition to […]

Jim Dyson/RedfernsLizzo is putting a call out for all full-figured dancers. In an Instagram post on Friday, the “Good as Hell” singer shared that she has teamed up with Amazon for a new unscripted series that follows her search for talented, full-figured women to join her on stage. “Where are all the big girls? That’s what I want […]

Nick Barose/Frederic Auerbach — Courtesy AppleTV+Oscar winners Natalie Portman and Lupita Nyong’o will produce and star in a series adaptation of Laura Lippman‘s New York Times best-selling mystery novel Lady in the Lake.  Set in 1960s Baltimore, the movie will have Portman playing a housewife and mother who becomes an investigative journalist to solve a cold case murder. According to AppleTV, this […]

Courtesy of Amazon StudiosAmazon has dropped the first-look teaser for the highly-anticipated terror anthology series Them. Coming to Amazon on Friday, April 9th, the series — created by Little Marvin and co-executive produced by Lena Waithe — follows a Black family from North Carolina who migrates to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood in the 1950s. […]

Courtesy of CBS CommunicationsQueen Latifah will get to keep kicking butt.  After only four episodes, CBS announced on Tuesday that they’ve renewed Latifah’s The Equalizer series for a second season. According to the network, the show is television’s number-one scripted series in the key demos, averaging 14.6 million viewers. Its premiere on Super Bowl Sunday, February 7, was […]

Courtesy Jason DeruloJason Derulo: singer, songwriter, dancer, TikTok star and now…superhero? American Songwriter reports that Jason recently partnered with Marvel for a series of comic books about Uzo, a superhero character he created and has featured on TikTok and YouTube. The comic should debut later in 2021 or in early 2022, reports American Songwriter, along […]

Leon Bennett/WireImageCurtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Kenya Barris, two of the most prolific names in television production today, are teaming up to develop a Netflix series based on 50’s best-selling book, The 50th Law. On Tuesday, the Power executive producer took to Instagram to announce the transformation of his 2009 book into a series, which he predicts will be just as successful as his Power franchise.  […]

Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagicOur prayers have been answered in regards to the one of Malcolm D. Lee‘s most popular films,The Best Man. According to Deadline, the film’s director and cast are reuniting for a limited series at NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming platform.   Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Sanaa Lathan, Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Terrance Howard, Melissa Sousa and Harold Perrineau are set to reprise their roles in the 10-episode series […]

Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney The kingdom of Wakanda is officially expanding. Disney has announced that they have inked a five-year exclusive television deal with Black Pantherdirector Ryan Coogler‘s Proximity Media company. Under the new pact, Coogler, who is currently working on a sequel to Black Panther, will develop a Wakanda-based series for Disney+. Although details on the […]