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Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad, 271 and Indeed Announce Rising Voices Season 4 Filmmakers

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When it comes to inspiring the culture in Hollywood Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad and 271 are doing their part after announcing the new host of filmmakers hand-picked to take part in Season 4 of Indeed’s Rising Voices. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “We’re so excited to announce the next class of incredible Rising Voices filmmakers,” […]

Lena Waithe and Def Jam Announce New Hillman Grad Records


Emmy Award-winning writer, creator, producer, and actor Lena Waithe is entering an exclusive joint venture partnership with Def Jam Recordings to launch Hillman Grad Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The new label is aimed at identifying and developing artists in hopes of priming them for long-term success. By leveraging opportunities across music, TV & […]

Jason Weaver, Tabitha Brown to Join Season 4 of ‘The Chi’

Jason Weaver Tabitha Brown to Join Season 4 of The Chi

Showtime’s hit drama, The Chi is returning for a fourth season and we’re going to see some new faces join the cast. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Jason Weaver and Tabitha Brown have been enlisted for recurring roles in Lena Waithe’s show. Brown is best known as a vegan food influencer but will be on […]

Lena Waithe Voices the First Lesbian Character in Disney-Pixar History


Lena Waithe is making history as the first gay character in the history of Disney. She will voice the character Officer Specter, a Cyclops cop in Onward. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to Yahoo News, although Waithe’s character only appears once Officer Specter enters the scene when two brothers, Ian and Barley are traveling to […]

Lena Waithe to Receive Variety Producing Award at Palm Springs Film Festival


Lena Waithe will receive the Creative Impact in Producing Award at the Palm Springs Film Festival. The honor will be awarded to her at Variety‘s 10 Directors to Watch Brunch, which is supported by AT&T. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Waithe is the screenwriter and producer of Queen & Slim, which received the Impact Award […]

The Black Bonnie & Clyde: ‘Queen & Slim’ Premiering this Fall


Are you ready for a modern-day Black Bonnie and Clyde? Lena Waithe, the Emmy-winning screenwriter, already has everyone on the edge of their seats for Queen & Slim as she explains to Complex. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The film is “Bonnie & Clyde meets Thelma & Louis meets Set It Off. Waithe worked closely […]

Lena Waithe Collaborates with Restaurateur Rodney Bonds of BK Lobster

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Restaurateur Rodney Bonds knows what it means to grow up in hip hop. The owner of the new hot spot BK Lobster located on Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn, NY watched his mother who worked at Def Jam Records launch her own food catering business serving top tier clients in the entertainment business before becoming the […]

Official ‘Queen and Slim’ Trailer is Here

Official 'Queen and Slim' Trailer is Here

The teaser for the upcoming movie, Queen and Slim, premiered during the BET Awards and left viewers wanting more. The full trailer is finally here. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The flick follows Queen, (Jodie Turner-Smith) and Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) who ends up on the run after they went on a date and ended up […]

Lena Waithe and Amazon Announces New Deal


While at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, Amazon and Lena Waithe announced an overall deal with Amazon. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The news follows an already confirmed two-season commitment with Amazon for a new anthology series of the hour genre named THEM. Variety reports the new deal will allow for Waithe to […]

[WATCH] Daniel Kaluuya & Jodie Turner-Smith Are the “Black Bonnie & Clyde” In New ‘Queen & Slim’ Film By Lena Waithe & Melina Matsoukas

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This Thanksgiving, a new suspense thriller titled Queen & Slim will hit theaters from the minds of Melina Matsoukas and Lena Waithe that puts a melanin-covered spin on the classic “lovers on the run” story arch. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information   View this post on Instagram Queen & Slim. A Lena & Melina joint. […]

Lena Waithe Speaks Out on Controversy Surrounding ‘The Chi’ and Jason Mitchell

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Lena Waithe has made her first public statements after the dismissal of Jason Mitchell from The Chi. Calling into The Breakfast Club, Waithe spoke with Charlamagne tha God and provided clarification on her role with The Chi and interactions with the now removed lead star. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Waithe expressed in the interview […]

The Best Dressed Celebrities at Met Gala 2019

  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The 2019 Met Gala, an annual fundraiser that benefits the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York, was as flamboyant as ever last night. This year’s theme was “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” named in reference to the pivotal 1964 essay “Notes on Camp” by the late cultural […]

Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ Renewed for Season 3

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Fans of The Chi are currently deep in the middle of all the storylines of season two but will have comfort unknowing their favorite Showtime series has already been renewed for season three. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Lena Waithe-created drama series chronicling life in the Windy City received early renewal according to Shadow […]

Lena Waithe to Star in Third Season of ‘Westworld’

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Lena Waithe is now coming back in front of the camera to star in the third season of the hit HBO series Westworld the network had confirmed. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Waithe previously starred in and wrote for the Netflix series Master of None. She won the Emmy for best comedy writing for the […]

Showtime Releases the Season Premiere of ‘The Chi’ on YouTube

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This Sunday, The Chi is set to return to Showtime, however, you don’t have to wait for Lena Waithe’s hit series to return. The season premiere is available early on YouTube. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “A lil gift ? for our #ChiFam. Get an early peek ? at #TheChi Season 2 premiere now, only […]

The Second Season of Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ Debuts April 7th

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Showtime has announced the season two release date for their critically acclaimed drama The Chi. Lena Waithe, the show’s creator and executive producer alongside fellow executive producer Common, will officially make its long-awaited return on April 7, at 10 pm EST. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to Showtime’s description, On Chicago’s south side, an […]

Halle Berry and Lena Waithe to Create ‘Boomerang’ TV Series

Halle Berry and Lena Waithe to Create 'Boomerang' TV Series

BET will be soon bringing the early 90s classic film Boomerang to the small screen in the form of a TV series. Deadline reports the Boomerang series will be executive produced by The Chi creator Lena Waith and the original film’s star Halle Berry. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “I’m thrilled to team up with […]

Common’s Boxing Doc ‘They Fight’ Has Been Picked Up By Fox Sports


Earlier this month, the Fox Sports Film network announced that they have attained the North American rights to boxing documentary They Fight, in which Chi-town notable Common has a hand in production. The Finding Forever rapper teamed up with Los Angeles-based film production company Argent Pictures to produce the project The Hollywood Reporter reports. Visit […]