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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 […]

Algee Smith Added to the Cast of Fox 2000’s ‘The Hate U Give’

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Algee Smith has been cast in Fox 2000’s The Hate U Give. It’s the film adaptation of best-selling book of the same title inspired by Black Lives Matter. Smith will play Khalil, who’s the childhood friend of Starr (Amandla Stenberg). As of right now the cast also includes Russell Hornsby, Lamar Johnson and […]

‘Girls Trip’ Actress Regina Hall Joins the Cast of ‘The Hate U Give’

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The Hollywood Reporter confirms Regina Hall (Girls Trip) has been to the cast of The Hate U Give. It’s the best-selling debut novel of Angie Thomas which is inspired by Black Lives Matter movement. Fox 2000 will product. Amandla Stenberg is set to play the lead while  George Tillman Jr. will direct.  Hall will play the mother of Stenberg’s […]

12 of Our Most Anticipated February Reads

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February is not only the month of hearts, we also celebrate Black History Month. In Hollywood News Source, we always aim to include diverse voices. We believe that books are a significant platform in embracing visibility. In this political climate, it’s vital for us to celebrate what makes us unique, to offer empathy and support to […]

Amandla Stenberg To Star in ‘The Hate U Give’ by Angela Thomas

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Hunger Games’ actress, Amandla Stenberg to star in ‘The Hate U Give’ by Angela Thomas, The Hollywood Reporter announced. This YA novel is inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, and its set for a 2017 release. Fox 2000 will produce the film while George Tillman Jr is attached to direct. You can read the full news […]