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Billy Porter To Make Feature Directorial Debut With Trans Teen Love Story 'What If?'

Billy Porter will make his directing debut with film What If? for Orion Pictures, according to Variety. The film is based on a screenplay by Alvaro García Lecuona. What If? follows a high school senior who writes on social media about his crush on a trans girl. Social media commenters compel the senior to go forward with the relationship, resulting in a romance the two thought wasn't...

Television,Interviews

'Bob Hearts Abishola' Co-Creator And Star Gina Yashere On How She Hopes The Show Informs Viewers

Bob Hearts Abishola creator and actress Gina Yashere recently spoke to Shadow And Act about the beginning of the show's second season, which finally showed Bob (Billy Gardell) proposing to nurse Abishola (Folake Olowofoyeku). The proposal means, of course, more issues for Bob and Abishola to overcome before they finally get married, including dealing with Abishola's ex-husband...or...

News,Film

Faizon Love Suing Universal Pictures, Citing Intentional Discrimination In 'Couples Retreat' Promotion

Comedian Faizon Love is suing Universal Pictures for the studio's advertising for 2009 comedy Couples Retreat starring Malin Akerman and Vince Vaughn. Love is suing for “the company's decade-long racist advertising campaign" for the film. Love is suing for breach of contract, fraud, and alleged violations of California's civil rights and fair employment laws, citing “intentional...

Film,News

'Life In A Year' Trailer: Jaden Smith And Cara Delevingne's Tragic Romance Film Is Finally Coming

The trailer for Jaden Smith and Cara Delevingne's romantic drama, Life in a Year, has been released. The trailer, featured below, showcases Smith and Delevingne trying to live tons of life's milestones in one year before personal tragedy strikes. According to Entertainment Weekly, Smith stars as Daryn (Smith), a young man who lives life by the book and according to his father's...

Interviews,Television,Video

'Saved By The Bell' Revival Star Dexter Darden On The Power Of Representation In Media

Dexter Darden, one of the new cast members of Peacock's Saved by the Bell reboot, said he's proud of the show's focus on diversity and representation. “I was a big fan of the original series...grew up watching [the reruns] on Saturday mornings. Diversity on-screen was a big thing for me at that time, so it was really easy for me to start loving the show," he said to Shadow And Act's...