Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson are the brilliant, bold, and unapologetic women behind the hit comedy podcast ‘2 Dope Queens.’ Now, the duo is getting a TV show that will be produced by HBO.
Currently under development, Starz is teaming up with Common to develop a new action-drama program based on Marc Olden’s Black Samurai book series. Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA and CSI’s Jerry Bruckheimer will be executive producing.
N.K. Jemisin’s Hugo Award-winning science fiction fantasy novel ‘The Fifth Season’ is currently being developed into a television series at TNT. Shortly following the announcement of Nnedi Okorafor’s ‘Who Fears Death’ novel being adapted for television, the news is yet another exciting victory for black authors telling distinctive stories.