Weekly Roundup – Week of May 21

Another week in the bag, another week of news. Here’s what happened.   Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna Set to Star in Film Written by Issa Rae and Directed by Ava DuVernay https://geeksofcolor.co/2017/05/22/lupita-nyongo-and-rihanna-set-to-star-in-film-written-by-issa-rae-and-directed-by-ava-duvernay/ The Get Down is canceled. http://deadline.com/2017/05/the-get-down-canceled-netflix-one-season-1202102024/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Gina Prince-Bythewood to become… Continue Reading


Weekly Roundup – Week of April 30 and May 7

This time around, we have a double edition of Weekly Roundup, covering two weeks of news. There’s been some cancellations, development news, and a show in trouble. Take a look.   Charlie could be joining Zoey in college on black-ish. https://www.buzzfeed.com/marcusjones/zoey-is-not-the-only-black-ish-character-joining-the?utm_term=.ydya2verj… Continue Reading


Ryan Coogler Finally Confirmed as ‘Black Panther’ Director

Black Panther

There’s been speculation and premature confirmation articles about Ryan Coogler directing Black Panther, but Marvel was staying mum about everything. But it has now been officially confirmed. Coogler will be directing. Ryan Coogler is known for his critically acclaimed films Fruitvale Station… Continue Reading