Posts Tagged: issa rae

‘Insecure’ Renewed For Season 5

At HBO Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’ has been picked up for a 5th season. Season 4 will end in mid-June. Insecure is partially based on Issa’s web series, Awkward Black Girl. The series averages a 95% critical approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Love the series but the storyline is moving in slow motion.  How do you feel… Read more »

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Vivica Fox Says Leave “Set It Off” Remake Alone

Vivica A. Fox has warned Issa Rae about remaking “Set It Off.” “There’s absolutely no reason to try to redo it. It’s been done, and we did it so well, that people are absolutely going to compare it to that and I think that’s her taking on a tremendous chore because that film has become… Read more »

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Issa Rae Set To Produce And Possibly Star in New “Set It Off”

Issa Rae Set To Produce And Possibly Star In New “Set It Off” Issa Rae is developing an updated version of the movie Set It Off. The original was released in 1996 and started Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Vivica A. Fox, and Kimberly Elise. The movie was groundbreaking at the time as four women of color… Read more »

Regina Hall will play Samuel L Jackson's ex girlfriend in the Shaft reboot

Regina Hall’s Ideal Role Is A Serial Killer

When asked what Regina Hall would like to see more of in film and television she changed the question to center not necessarily what she wanted to see but what different roles she would actually like to play. Surprisingly, Hall admitted that she’s longing to play a serial killer role. More importantly, she just wants… Read more »

Marsai Martin Says Black Girls Need More Lead Roles in Movies

Marsai Martin and Issa Rae think film and TV could use more stories of Black girlhood.   The two are on a publicity tour for  their upcoming film, Little,  and opened up about the kinds of images they’d like to see on screen. The 14-year old Marai Martin is the brain-child behind the film and executive producer.   She… Read more »

Issa Rae landed herself a movie role in The Hate You Give

Issa Rae Says Her Parents Helped & Hindered Her Self Esteem

Issa Rae reflects on her childhood in her new cover story for Essence magazine in which she pinpoints how exactly her parents helped her self esteem while simultaneously hindering it in the long run. Issa described how she grew up very much loved and always complimented on how beautiful she was, in addition to admiring… Read more »