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While Both Hilarious and Heartwarming, ‘Little’ Sheds an Important Light on the Toll of Bullying – Review

With a cast that boasts the talented Regina Hall, Marsai Martin and Issa Rae, Little is the newest film from Will Packer Productions (Girls Trip, What Men Want), and definitely something you should see this weekend. With a screenplay written by Tina Golden and Tracy Oliver, Little follows the life of tech mogul, Jordan Sanders (Hall) as she goes through […]

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Issa Rae to Star in Rom-Com ‘American Princess’; Directed by Stella Meghie

Issa Rae is set to star in a romantic comedy titled, American Princess. The project has Everything, Everything director Stella Meghie attached to it. Meghie’s debut film Jean of the Joneses, garnered a nomination from the Independent Spirit Awards. American Princess will be produced by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters), Brendan O’Brien, and Jessie Henderson. The Golden Globe nominee is set to portray “an American woman […]

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Regina Hall Joins Issa Rae and Marsai Martin in Universal’s ‘Little’

Regina Hall will star alongside Issa Rae and Black-ish star Marsai Martin in Will Packer’s upcoming movie Little. Hall has been attached to the project as an executive producer for while but it has been confirmed that she jas joined the cast. The screenplay was based on Marsai Martin’s original idea and the 13-year-old is also executive producing. The movie will follow a woman […]

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Issa Rae Joins Universal Pictures’ Comedy Movie ‘Little’ Alongside Marsai Martin

Issa Rae, best known for creating and starring in HBO’s Insecure, has joined Black-ish star Marsai Martin in Universal Pictures’ comedy Little, Deadline reports. Martin came up with the idea of the film. Camilla Blackett, writer for ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat, wrote the recent version of the movie’s script, which follows a woman who gets another opportunity to relive […]

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Issa Rae Developing New Shows for HBO: A Comedy About The Dating Life of a Bisexual Black Man, and a Teen Drama Set In Windsor Hills

Issa Rae is rapidly becoming one of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Not only did her hit show Insecure get renewed for a third season, but she also earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series. She also became the face of Covergirl earlier this year, and announced that she’ll be developing an HBO drama […]

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Issa Rae Is Developing New African-American Drama for HBO

Issa Rae will executive produce a new HBO drama set in 1990’s Los Angeles. Bridging those later Reagan Era and early Clinton years, the drama will center on the marriage of Sheryl and Jackson, with the former an envelope bounds-pushing real estate agent and the latter a conflicted LAPD anti-gang task force recruit. The potential series will also feature the […]

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Issa Rae is the New Covergirl

Announced just this morning, Issa Rae has become the new face of Covergirl Cosmetics. She announced it today on Twitter and Instagram, while showing off some peeks of her modeling look: “I remember being an awkward black girl in high school, reading the pages of my favorite magazines, casually flipping through Covergirl ads, singing their slogan in my head. Never […]

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‘Insecure’s Photography Director Ava Berkofsky Talks Lighting Black Faces

Even though we’re only halfway through the second season, HBO has already done the right thing and greenlighted the Issa Rae hit Insecure for a third season. Back in 2016, before its premiere, Rae spoke about the show saying that it would, “examine the complexities of ‘blackness’ and the reality that you can’t escape being black. We’re just trying to convey that […]

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Viral Video Shows Issa Rae Pitching TV Series For Black Teens

Television series geared towards being a teenager and all the melo-drama that follows have been a mainstay for years. From shows like Degrassi and Boy Meets World, capturing the ups and downs of a high schooler as they find themselves is always a binge-worthy good time. More recently shows like Gossip Girl and Friday Night Lights have kept the trend going. Unfortunately, as good as […]

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HBO’s Insecure Renewed For A Third Season

Issa Rae’s Insecure is secured for another season. Entertainment Weekly reports today that the hit-HBO show has been renewed for a third season, while the second season is still underway. Issa Rae herself announced on her Twitter the news, seen below: It’s hella official! #InsecureHBO has been renewed for another season on @HBO. @insecurehbo — Issa Rae (@IssaRae) August […]

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Season Two of ‘Insecure’ Arriving in July

  Issa Rae’s hit show, Insecure is gearing up for season two and the big question fans had was ‘when is the season two release’?! Well, we won’t have to wait any longer because the show is set to come back in July! Star and writer, Rae, took to her Twitter page to make the announcement. Check out the tweet […]