Lena Waithe

Sundance Film Festival 2023: 6 Films From Black Filmmakers We Can’t Wait to See

Returning to in-person in January, the Sundance Film Festival 2023 will showcase features on Little Richard, Nikki Giovanni and more.… Read More

December 8, 2022

A Closer Look at the Women Directors of ‘Queen Sugar’ and the Mark They’re Making in Hollywood

With Queen Sugar ending, we're taking a closer look at the women directors Ava DuVernay selected to help her bring the… Read More

November 29, 2022

Watch The Official Trailer for The Long-Awaited ‘House Party’ Reboot

Starring Jacob Latimore and Tosin Cole, the Calmatic-directed House Party remake will premiere in theaters in January. An official trailer for the… Read More

October 14, 2022

The 4 Best Pieces of Creative Advice From CultureCon

On Saturday, CultureCon New York took over the Duggal Greenhouse in Brooklyn. We rounded up the best advice you need… Read More

October 10, 2022

Quinta Brunson Responds to Jimmy Kimmel Lying on Stage During Emmy Win

While accepting her first Emmy, Abbott Elementary star Quinta Brunson had to step over Jimmy Kimmel, who pretended to be unconscious. Jimmy… Read More

September 13, 2022

Cypress Hill & Onyx Will Headline May Edition of ‘VERZUZ’

In collaboration with Triller, VERZUZ has announced their boxing event 'Lineage of Greatness' with May headliners Cypress Hill and Onyx.… Read More

March 24, 2022

Swizz Beatz & Timbaland Nab Lena Waithe for ‘Verzuz’ Documentary

Titled Gifted & Black, the Lena Waithe-produced Amazon documentary will chronicle the rise of Verzuz, which began two years ago this… Read More

March 3, 2022

‘Artistic’ Trailer Reveals First Look at Short Starring Marshawn Lynch [Premiere]

Nina Lee's directorial debut Artistic is executive produced by Lena Waithe stars Marshawn Lynch and newcomer Taylor Freeman. Film director… Read More

January 12, 2022

JAY-Z Gets a Star-Studded Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Tribute Directed by Questlove

Questlove directs a touching guest-heavy salute to JAY-Z, featuring appearances from The Carters, Chris Rock, Rihanna, Lebron James, David Letterman… Read More

November 22, 2021

The 73rd Annual Emmy Award Nominations Are Very Black

Misha Green's horror series Lovecraft Country received a total of 18 Emmy Award nominations.  The 73rd annual Emmy Award nominations… Read More

July 13, 2021

Lena Waithe Takes Center Stage in First ‘Master of None’ Season 3 Trailer

Lena Waithe will star in a special five-episode season for the Netflix original. On Monday, Netflix released the first trailer… Read More

April 26, 2021

Social Media Reacts To the First Trailer of Lena Waithe’s Spooky Anthology Series ‘Them’

Them is an upcoming anthology series from Little Marvin and executive produced by Lena Waithe. Amazon has released the official… Read More

March 22, 2021

Black Women Television Writers are the Great Memorialists of Our Time

Black women television writers like Issa Rae, Michaela Coel, and Lena Waithe have created a new genre of TV, where… Read More

September 9, 2020

‘Girls Room’ Screenwriter Unveils New Atlanta-Based Comedy Series ‘Sorry About That’

Sorry About That is a new comedy series starring Nina Lee, Zae Jordan and Javier Williams. When we last checked… Read More

May 6, 2020

Did Lena Waithe Copy ‘Girls Room’ From an Atlanta Screenwriter?

A teaser trailer for the latest Lena Waithe project, Girls Room, debuted last Friday. A writer claims the project is… Read More

February 24, 2020

Tiffany Boone Opens up About Leaving ‘The Chi’ Following Jason Mitchell’s Alleged Misconduct

Boone left the critically acclaimed show in November 2018 while Mitchell was fired from the scripted series in May 2019.… Read More

February 18, 2020