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Richard Pryor’s Daughter, Rain Pryor Announces Comedy Series Based On Her Life

Rain Pryor has officially teamed up with TV maverick, Norman Lear to help produce a comedy series based on Rain’s one-woman show, ‘Fried Chicken and Latkes’. For those out of the loop, Rain has been traveling with her one-woman show in recent years and has received rave reviews. The current project doesn’t have a…

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Tiffany Haddish To Produce HBO Comedy Based On ‘The Instagram Hustle’

Judging from her newest project, it’s safe to say that Tiffany Haddish has love for Instagram. Today it was announced that Haddish will start to produce her very first project over at HBO, called ‘Unsubscribed’. According to Variety, the project will focus on female blackness, beauty, and identity all while…

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Trevor Noah Recruits Lupita Nyong’o To Star In Movie Based On His Book, Born A Crime

Trevor Noah’s life is headed to the big screen with Lupita Nyong’o attached to star in the film. A few year’s ago, Noah shot to the top of the New York Best Seller’s List with his book, Born A Crime. Today it was revealed that Nyongo’o will play Noah’s mother…

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Lena Waithe Hints A Series Loosely Based On Her Life Is Coming

On Master Of None, Lena Waithe was able to bring a fresh perspective to the forefront. The comedic actress recently spoke with Snoop Dogg on his series, The GGN Network, and shared she’s hoping to see more of herself on TV. In the 20-minute conversation, Snoop ends up asking Waithe…

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Conan O’Brien To Help Produce Animated Series Based On Barack Obama & Joe Biden’s Friendship

Barack Obama not only inspired a nation during his time as president, he showed us all ‘friendship goals’ when it came down to Joe Biden. It has been recently revealed that Barack and Biden’s friendship in the White House will potentially get its own animated series and Conan O’Brien is attached. Production…

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Issa Rae Is Creating A 90’s Drama Based In LA For HBO

Issa Rae will be taking her relationship with HBO to another level as it has been announced that Rae will produce a drama with the network. According to Deadline, Rae’s upcoming drama will be with  author Angela Flournoy and will focus on an African American family coming up in Los…

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Idris Elba To Star In Comedy Series Loosely Based On His Childhood

A while back we found out that actor Idris Elba was ready to get his hands tied up in comedy. He broke the news during an interview with The Daily Show. At the time it wasn’t clear as to what project the actor was looking to be involved with, until…

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Brandon T. Jackson To Expand On Executive Producing, To Create ‘Faith Based’ Projects

“With all the craziness and attacks our current world is facing, we want to bring Inspiration, Love, and Truth to the masses through film, “Jackson has stated in a released statement on his newest venture. News is now circulating that Jackson will produce a collection of films with partner, Filmmaker Sinatra…

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Comedy Central To Launch Series ‘The New Negroes’, Based Around Comedy Show

Comedy Central is aiming to get a fresh perspective with it’s series The New Negroes which was recently announced to premiere with the network. The project will be hosted by comedian Baron Vaughn and rapper Mike Eagle. The two men have been running a show together of the same name…

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SNL Reportedly Wants To Launch A Show Based On ‘Weekend Update’ Segment

Saturday Night Live now could be in talks to offer their audience more of The Weekend Update. According to reports The Weekend Update segment is now being considered to become it’s own thing. Slash Film reports. Saturday Night Live‘s Weekend Update could be headed to weekdays. The show is reportedly…