The Story of Mariah Carey’s Rise to Fame Is Being Developed as a Series for Starz

The story of Mariah Carey’s rise to fame is getting a turned into a drama series for Starz. The network is currently developing an untitled fictional scripted drama series based on Mariah’s real-life experiences. Mariah and Brett Ratner will executive produce. Written by Nina Colman (Mahogany), the drama is set in 1986 New York City and chronicles… continue reading →

A MANOLO BLAHNIK DOCUMENTARY IN THE WORKS

Long regarded as a genius in the footwear industry, Manolo Blahnik’s life is being given the documentary film treatment. The upcoming feature is titled Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards, and its release date is set for September 15th of this year. The docu was masterminded by director Michael Roberts, a confidante of… continue reading →

#OURSTORIESMATTER: ‘MOONLIGHT’ DIRECTOR BARRY JENKINS’ NEXT FILM IS A JAMES BALDWIN ADAPTATION!

Academy Award-winning ‘Moonlight’ writer/director Barry Jenkins is set to direct an adaptation of James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk” as part of Jenkins’ production company Pastel’s deal with Annapurna Pictures and Brad Pitt’s Plan B. Baldwin’s 1974 novel is set in (then) modern-day Harlem and follows a young engaged couple, Fonny and Tish. Tish,… continue reading →

#OURSTORIESMATTER: POST-APOCALYPTIC AFRICAN FANTASY SERIES IS IN THE WORKS AT HBO!

Brb. Screaming. Dying. With the help of “Game Of Thrones’” George RR Martin serving as executive producer, HBO is working on a series adaptation of Nnedi Okorafor’s post-apocalyptic Africa novel “Who Fears Death”! Okorafor’s novel follows the African Nuru tribe, which has enslaved the Okeke people, and is now looking to eradicate the Okeke for… continue reading →

BREAKING NEWS: Jay-Z Announces ‘4:44’ Tour Dates

Jay-Z, riding high from the positive reviews of his 13th and latest album “4:44,” on Monday morning announced an extensive North American tour. Following previously announced dates at the Made in America, Meadows and Austin City Limits festivals, the tour launches in Anaheim, CA on Oct. 27 and hits most major markets through the end… continue reading →

Netflix Alert: ‘Dear White People’ Has Been Renewed for Season 2

‘Dear White People’ is returning for a second season on Netflix. Creator Justin Simien and the cast announced the good news at Essence Festival on Friday. via EW: Picking up where Simien’s 2014 film of the same name left off, the satire follows the black students at a fictional, predominantly white Ivy League university after… continue reading →