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'She's Gotta Have It' Not Renewed For Season 3 At Netflix

She's Gotta Have It won't be back for a Season 3 at Netflix, Shadow And Act has learned. It starred DeWanda Wise in a contemporary update of the revolutionary, debut independent film from 1986. She's Gotta Have It centers on Nola Darling, a Brooklyn-based artist in her late twenties struggling to define herself and divide her time amongst her friends, her job and her three lovers:...

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Kirk Franklin Biopic In The Works At Sony From Producer DeVon Franklin

Do you want a revolution!? Sony is in the process of developing a biopic on iconic gospel singer, Kirk Franklin. As of right now, the film is untitled and will be produced by DeVon Franklin. It's a match made in heaven (no pun intended), as Franklin, a former Sony exec, has established himself as a prolific producer of faith-based films. Franklin will executive produce, while Brian...

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Amazon Nabs 'Selah And The Spades' Starring Lovie Simone And Jharrel Jerome, Will Develop It Into A Series As Well

Amazon Studios has nabbed the worldwide rights to this year's Sundance hit,  Tayarisha Poe's Selah and the Spades. Sources close to the situation informed Shadow And Act of the development shortly before the news broke. Not only did Amazon acquire the feature, but they have plans to develop it as an Amazon original series. Poe will write, direct and produce the series with  Lauren...

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WATCH: View The First Five Minutes Of The Gina Torres 'Suits' Spinoff, 'Pearson,' Ahead Of Its Debut

Ahead of the series debut of Gina Torres' Suits spinoff, Pearson, you can watch the first five minutes now It will debut Wednesday, July 17 at 10 p.m. following the premiere for the last season of Suits.  The description: Pearson centers around the world of recently disbarred NYC powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres) as she adjusts to down and dirty Chicago politics. Newly...

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'Dear White People' Season 3 Taps Blair Underwood, Laverne Cox, Yvette Nicole Brown And More As Guest Stars

As we approach the debut of Dear White People season 3, Netflix is revealing more details. The streaming giant announced Wednesday that Yvette Nicole Brown, Laverne Cox, Blair Underwood, Flava Flav and showrunner Justin Simien will all appear this season. As with the plot of the season, nothing is known about their characters right now. This news is part of their "Three Days...