The Hate U Give (2018)

The Hate U Give (2018)

Director: George Tillman Jr. Writer(s): Angie Thomas (novel), Audrey Wells (screenplay), Tina Mabry (screenplay) Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Anthony Mackie, Issa Rae, Common, Algee Smith, Sabrina Carpenter, K.J. Apa, Dominique...
Little (2019)

Little (2019)

Director: Tina Gordon Chism Writer(s): Tina Gordon Chism (screenplay), Tracy Oliver (first draft), Marsai Martin (idea), Camilla Blackett Starring: Justin Hartley, Issa Rae, Marsai Martin, Caleb Emery, Luke James, Kayte Giralt, JD McCrary, Abbie Gayle, Mikey Day,...
Empress of Serenity (2018)

Empress of Serenity (2018)

Director: Jesse Andrews Writer(s): Jesse Andrews (screenplay) Starring: Issa Rae, Bill Hader Synopsis: The story of an animal rights lawyer (Bill Hader) who is shocked by the news of his mother’s death, and finds unexpected friendship after he’s coerced by his...
Jay-Z: Moonlight (2017)

Jay-Z: Moonlight (2017)

Director: Alan Yang Writer(s): N/A Starring: Lil’ Rel Howery, Lakeith Stanfield, Jerrod Carmichael, Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, Tessa Thompson, Hannibal Buress Synopsis: For Jay-Z’s latest, Master of None co-creator Alan Yang recreated an episode of Friends on a...
Actors on Actors: Issa Rae & Brit Marling

Actors on Actors: Issa Rae & Brit Marling

Brit Marling (“The OA”) and Issa Rae (“Insecure”) discuss auditioning, being typecast, and choosing their own paths, during Variety’s “Actors on Actors...
ABFI to Pay Tribute to Angela Bassett with Reel Icon Award

ABFI to Pay Tribute to Angela Bassett with Reel Icon Award

from Shadow & Act Event: American Black Film Institute’s New, Next, Now Legend Oscar Week gala Date: February 24, 2017 Location: Hollywood Loews Hotel, Los Angeles, California Angela Bassett will be honored with the “Reel Icon” award by the American Black...
THR Roundtables – A Conversation on Creativity

THR Roundtables – A Conversation on Creativity

Four creative talents , Lin-Manuel Miranda, Donald Glover, Issa Rae, and Damien Chazelle, flaunting the conventions of formula, go back and forth with director Jon Favreau (a onetime wunderkind himself) on success, struggling and staying sane: “The bullshit...