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Issa Rae Pitching Diverse Dystopian Sci-Fi Drama

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Deadline reported, Issa Rae is pitching a dystopian sci-fi series to broadcasting and streaming companies to launch a diverse writers’ initiative. Rae is the star of HBO’s Insecure, her production company ColorCreative will lead the production. They are currently set to adapt The Awoken by Katelyn Howes. You can read the full details below: The scheme was set up by […]

Issa Rae Joins the Cast of YA Film Adaptation of ‘The Hate U Give’

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Variety reported, Issa Rae (HBO’s Insecure) has been cast in the film adaptation of YA novel  “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas.  Rae is joining the lead Amanda Sternberg. She’s playing April, an activist that will help Starr (Stenberg) to find her voice. The Hate U Give, which also stands for T.H.U.G. is inspired by the Black […]