All The Queen’s Men

Release Date:   9/9/21; BET+ (all episodes) Genre:  Drama Director: Kim Fields Morgan Studio(s):  Tyler Perry Studios, Pitch Black Development, LLC, BET+ Story:   All the Queen’s Men is a drama series being developed by Tyler Perry Studios for the BET+ streaming service.  The series is based on the book Ladies Night and centers around the life…

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Easy Rawlins TV Series

Status:  Announced Genre:  Drama Director:  Sylvain White (first episode) Studio(s):   Amblin Television Cast:  TBA Details:  Easy Rawlins is getting his own TV series.  Amblin Television is teaming with author Walter Mosley to bring the beloved character from his best-selling gritty detective book series to the screen.  A network/streaming service is not yet attached. Mosley has…

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The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey

Status:  Optioned Genre:  Drama Director:  Ramin Bahrani Studio(s):  Apple Studios Cast:  Samuel L. Jackson (Ptolemy Grey), Danielle Fishback (Robyn). Details:  Apple TV has landed a six-episode limited series, The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, that will star Oscar nominee, Samuel L. Jackson in his first lead TV role. The series is based on a novel by…

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Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!

Release Date:  4/14/21 – Series Premiere; Netflix Genre:  Comedy Rating:   TV-PG Directors:  Ken Whittingham, Bentley Kyle Evans, Robin Strickland Studio(s):  CBS Television Studios, Netflix Cast:  Jamie Foxx, Kyla-Drew, David Alan Grier, Porscha Coleman, Jonathan Kite, Heather Hemmens, Valente Rodriguez. Story:  Jamie Foxx plays Brian Dixon, a single dad and cosmetics brand owner who figures out fatherhood on…

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Them: Covenant

Release Date:  3/18/21; SXSW & 4/9/21; Amazon Prime – Series premiere Genre:  Drama/Horror (Limited TV Series) Studio(s):  Hillman Grad, Sony Pictures Television, Vertigo Entertainment, Amazon Studios Cast:  Deborah Ayorinde (Lucky Emory), Ashley Thomas (Henry Emory), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Ruby Emory), Melody Hurd (Gracie Emory), Ryan Kwanten (George Bell). Story:  Them is a limited anthology series that explores…

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The Underground Railroad

Release Date:   5/14/21 – Series Premiere; Amazon Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Barry Jenkins Studio(s):  Amazon Studios, Big Indie Pictures, PASTEL, Plan B Entertainment Cast:  Thuso Mbedu as Cora Randall; Chase W. Dillon as Homer; Aaron Pierre as Caesar; Joel Edgerton as Ridgeway; Damon Herriman as Martin; William Jackson Harper as Royal; Amber Gray as…

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