The Clark Sisters:  The First Ladies of Gospel

Release Date:  4/12/20; Lifetime Genre:  Biography Studio(s):  Revele Entertainment, Flavor Unit Producer(s):  Loretha Jones; Holly Carter, Shakim Compere Director:  Christine Swanson Cast:  Aunjanue Ellis (Mattie Moss Clark) Christina Bell (Twinkie), Kierra Sheard (Karen), Sheléa Frazier (Dorinda), Raven Goodwin (Denise), Angela Birchett (Jacky). Details:  Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliott are executive producing the…

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Salt-N-Pepa

Status:  Script Release Date: TBA – Lifetime Genre:  Biography Studio(s):  Flavor Unit Director:  TBA Cast:  TBA Details:  Salt-N-Pepa will tell the story of nursing students Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton, who fell into the world of rap and hip hop, after recording for a friend’s school project. One of the first all-female rap…

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The Photograph

Release Date:  2/14/20; In Theaters Genre:  Drama/Romance Rating:  PG-13 Director:  Stella Meghie Studio(s):  Universal; Will Packer Productions Running Time: Unknown Cast: Issa Rae, LaKeith Stanfield, Chelsea Peretti, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Chante Adams, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Y’lan Noel, Courtney B. Vance, Lil Rel Howery, Teyonah Parris. Details:  The Photograph stars Issa Rae as Mae Morton, the estranged daughter…

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Wild Seed

Status:  In Development Release Date: TBA Genre: Drama Studio(s):  JuVee Productions Director:  Wanuri Kahiu Cast: TBA Details:  Amazon Prime Video will join forces with Academy Award winner Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions in developing Wild Seed, a drama series based on the first book in Octavia E. Butler’s acclaimed Patternist sci-fi series, from…

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Bitter Root

Status:  Pre-Production Release Date:  TBA Genre: Drama/Fantasy/History Studio(s):  Legendary Pictures Director:  TBA Cast:  TBA Details: Legendary Pictures is bringing Image Comics’ 1920s fantasy action series Bitter Root to the big screen. The film will be based on the comic series by David F. Walker, Sanford Greene and Chuck Brown and features the Sangeryes family, a…

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Holiday Rush

Status:  Filming Release Date:  TBA – Netflix Genre:  Romance/Holiday Studio(s):  Poke Prod Director:  Leslie Small Cast:  Sonequa Martin-Green (Roxy Richardson), Romany Malco (Rashon ‘Rush’ Williams), Tamala Jones (Jocelyn ‘Joss’ Hawkings), La La Anthony (Paula Williams), Deon Cole (Marshall Stone), Darlene Love (Aunt Jo Robinson), Amarr M. Wooten (Jamal Williams), Roscoe Orman (Reginald Miller), Alysia Livingston…

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