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Jessica Williams Is Getting Her Own Showtime Comedy

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After appearing on the Daily Show  as a correspondent, and her podcast with Phoebe Robinson, Jessica Williams is heading to show time. Williams is set to star in a new series for the network as black science fiction writer who comes in to her own in Brooklyn, Deadline reports.  It’s...

John Ridley Says He Didn’t Have Black Actress as Lead in “Guerilla” Series Because of Interracial Relationship

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Showtime is set to air it’s highly anticipated series “Guerilla” this weekend, which tells the tale of the black revolutionary movement in Britain. But its director, John Ridley, may have eliminated some of the series primary viewing audience after he decided to erase pivotal black...

John Ridley, Idris Elba ‘Guerilla’ Series On Black Radicals In 1970s London Gets A Premiere Date

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Guerilla, a six part limited event series helmed by Award winning Screenwriter John Ridley and Actor/Producer Idris Elba, tells the love story of Marcus (Babou Ceesay) and Jas (Freida Pinto) whose relationship and values are tested when they liberate a political prisoner and form a radical...

Spike Lee’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Heading To Showtime

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Spike Lee is bringing his debut film, 1985′s She’s Gotta Have It, to the small screen. According to Deadline, Lee has signed a development deal with Showtime to adapt the movie into a 30-minute series. Lee will also write and direct the series. She’s Gotta...