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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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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Sylvie

Status:  Filming Release Date: TBA Genre:  Drama Studio(s):  Iam21 Entertainment Director:  Eugene Ashe Cast:  Tessa Thompson (Sylvie), Nnamdi Asomugha (Robert), John Magaro (Sid), Wendi McLendon-Covey (Lucy), Eva Longoria  (Carmen), Lance Reddick (Herbert), Jemima Kirke (Countess), Ryan Michelle Bathe (Kate), Regé-Jean Page (Chico), Aja Naomi King (Mona), Tone Bell, Erica Gimpel (Eunice), MC Lyte (Mikki). Details: …

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Coffee Will Make You Black

Status:  In Development Release Date: TBA Genre:  Drama Studio(s):  Wyolah Films, Orit Productions Director:  Deborah Riley Draper Cast:  Gabrielle Union Details: Gabrielle Union will star in and produce an adaptation of the April Sinclair novel.  Octavia Spencer will also produce along with Tate Taylor and John Norris. Coffee Will Make You Black follows a smart,…

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