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Ava DuVernay, Charles D. King’s Macro & Victoria Mahoney To Adapt Octavia E. Butler’s Sci-Fi Novel ‘Dawn’ For TV

EXCLUSIVE: A new dawn on the small screen is coming for Octavia E. Butler’s Dawn.   The classic 1987 science fiction novel by the Nebula- and Hugo Award-winning author has been picked up by Ava DuVernay, Charles D. King’s Macro and director-writer Victoria Mahoney for adaption into a television series, I’ve learned. In what remarkably is…

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Maxine Waters Stole the Show at ‘Black Girls Rock!’

  Democratic U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters received the welcome of a lifetime when she took the stage  the 2017 Black Girls Rock Awards. via NYDN: Waters was one of the honorees Saturday at the annual event honoring black women in fields such as entertainment, politics, science and social justice. The 78-year-old matched the energy of…

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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Renews Hit Drama Series “Greenleaf” From Lionsgate for Season 3

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK RENEWS HIT DRAMA SERIES ‘GREENLEAF’ FROM LIONSGATE FOR SEASON THREE Rick Fox Upped to Series Regular  OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has renewed its acclaimed original drama series, “Greenleaf,” from Lionsgate, award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negros”) and Oprah Winfrey (“Selma”) for a…

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Disney Release First Look at “A Wrinkle in Time”

FIRST LOOK AT TEASER TRAILER AND TEASER POSTER FOR DISNEY’S A WRINKLE IN TIME Take a look at the teaser trailer and teaser poster for Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time” which just debuted moments ago at the D23 EXPO in Anaheim, thrilling the thousands of Disney fans in attendance. The film, which is an epic adventure…

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OWN Orders Relationship Dramedy Series From Mara Brock Akil & Salim Akil

Oprah Winfrey has recruited The Game and Being Mary Jane creator Mara Brock Akil and her husband, writer-director Salim Akil, for a new series on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. Created and executive produced by the Akils, the hourlong dramedy, titled Love Is ___, is set to debut in 2018. Drawing inspiration from their real-life relationship, the project tells the love story between…

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T.I. To Star In New Police Drama ‘Atlanta’s Most Wanted’

Roy Rochlin via Getty ImagesT.I. will star and executive produce new Fox drama “Atlanta’s Most Wanted.” T.I. is teaming up with Fox for the new cop drama “Atlanta’s Most Wanted.” The rapper will star in the show as Marcus Armstrong, the son of an infamous criminal kingpin, Variety reported. Armstrong is recruited to be on a…

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Book Review: Secrets of a Jewel

Usually “socialites” have little to no talent, other than being connected to a famous BFF. (Think: any Kardashian sister.) However, don’t lump Juliet “Juju” C. in that category though. The Love & Hip Hop cast member and fiance of Harlem rapper, Killa Cam, recently released her first book entitled, Secrets of a Jewel and it…

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