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'Dark Money': BET+ Nabs BBC One Drama As London-Set Original Series

BET+ has premiered a new acquired series, Dark Money. The four-part series is written and executive produced by BAFTA-nominated writer Levi David Addai and directed by Lewis Arnold. Dark Money tells the story of the Mensahs, a working-class family from North London whose youngest son, Isaac, returns home and reveals he was abused by a well-known filmmaker while he was abroad in...

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'Confederate': HBO Confirms That The Controversial Series Is Dead

When we last reported on Confederate - the controversial alt-history drama from Game of Thrones series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, it appeared that the series was dead after word came that the two would not have any more projects in development at HBO after signing a deal with Netflix. Many can breathe a sigh of relief now that HBO has officially confirmed that the show won't...

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Trevor Noah Slams Oscars For Perpetuating This Black Nominee Stereotype

Not one to bite his tongue, The Daily Show host Trevor Noah gave his opinion on the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards. The nominations came under fire for the exclusion of women in the Best Director category, and the exclusion of actors of color. With the exception of Cynthia Erivo--who was nominated for her role as Harriet Tubman in Harriet--all of this year's acting nominees are...

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‘Grown-Ish’ Reveals First Look Of Ryan Destiny In Season 3

Audiences are getting their official first look at Ryan Destiny in character for the third season of grown-ish. View this post on Instagram starting fresh. A post shared by grown-ish (@grownish) on Jan 13, 2020 at 5:00pm PST Destiny, who portrayed Alexandra Crane on the Lee Daniels Fox musical drama Star, will play Jillian, a transfer student to Cal U from...

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Spike Lee Makes History As First Black President Of Cannes Film Festival Jury

It was announced that prolific filmmaker Spike Lee has been selected to head the 73rd Cannes Film Festival jury. This makes him the first Black president of the jury, which consists of Lee's contemporaries of movie professionals who will select which film receives the festival's highest honor: the Palme d'Or. Lee is no stranger to the Cannes Film Festival. The Oscar-winning director...