‘Black Characters on an Animated Show Should be Played by Black People’ Jenny Slate Quits “Big Mouth”

Changes are coming to animated television as shows featuring characters of color are being challenged to have black voices attached. Actress Jenny Slate announced on Instagram that she can no longer voice “Missy”, a character on the show, “Big Mouth”. “Missy” has been praised as sensitive portrayal of sweet, weird, and brilliant Black girls on […]

Netflix CEO Pledges $120 Million to HBCUs and United Negro College Fund

Netflix CEO Pledges $120 Million to HBCUs and United Negro College Fund

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife Patty Quillin pledged to donate $120 million to Spelman and Morehouse College, and the United Negro College Fund. “There are many good places to donate, but the [historically Black colleges and universities] are 150 years old, incredibly resilient, producing an amazing number of Black graduates,” Hastings said during […]

Here’s What’s Coming to Netflix in June

Here's What's Coming to Netflix in June

Netflix and chill? Streaming content is at an all-time high giving that we are in a pandemic right now, and under a global stay at home order. Netflix is always the go-to platform for entertainment (or background noise) and I helped you guys by compiling a list of the upcoming movies so you can quarantine […]

Ava DuVernay, Netflix Seek to Dismiss D.A.’s ‘When They See Us’ Defamation Lawsuit

Ava DuVernay, Netflix Seek to Dismiss D.A.'s 'When They See Us' Defamation Lawsuit

Ava DuVernay and Netflix are seeking to get the defamation lawsuit filed by former District Attorney, Linda Fairstein, tossed. “Plaintiff’s claims fail under the First Amendment as a matter of law,” the document states on behalf of the renowned director, the streaming giant, and When They See Us producer/writer Attica Locke. “Material falsity is essential […]

Future Announces Book and Netflix Movie

Future has announced that he will be awarding COVID-19 scholarships to incoming college freshmen through his FreeWishes Foundation.

Future is back on the scene with the release of his new album, High Off Life. He called up Apple Music to speak with Zane Lowe and they discussed his chemistry with Young Thug, collaborating with Travis Scott, and an upcoming book and Netflix movie. The Atlanta rapper tapped the chemistry he has with Thugger […]

SOURCE LATINO: ‘One Day At A Time’ Plans on Releasing an Animated Episode


The folks over at Pop TV are getting creative during the Coronavirus nationwide lockdown as production sets in Hollywood come to a screeching halt. One Day At A Time, the comedy-drama that follows the daily shenanigans of a Cuban American family, recently announced that they had a solution to giving viewers their fix while also […]

SOURCE LATINO: 6 Familiar Latinx Actors We All Recognize


In American Media, Latinx people have been portrayed for at least 100 years, archived by documentaries like The Bronze Screen in all their diversity. Although stereotypes are common — the Dark Lady, the sensual Latin Lover, the Lazy Mexican, the Greaser, the Gangster Vato — Latinx actors, writers, and directors have progressed so much over […]

Idris Elba’s Netflix Series ‘Turn Up Charlie’ Gets Cancelled

Idris Elba's Netflix Series 'Turn Up Charlie' Gets Cancelled

Netflix cancelled Idris Elba’s Turn Up Charlie after one season. The series stars Elba who portrays a struggling DJ that becomes a nanny for the daughter of his successful childhood friend. “Turn Up Charlie will not return for a second season,” said a Netflix spokesperson. “We’re especially grateful to star and executive producer Idris Elba, […]

OJ Simpson Believes ‘Tiger King’ Star Carole Baskin Killed Her Husband

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The Tiger King documentary series has been the talk of social media. O.J. Simpson believes one of the main stars of the series, Carole Baskin played a part in the disappearance of her husband, Don Lewis.  Simpson took to Twitter to give his thoughts on the show, saying he believed Baskin killed her husband.  “There’s not a shred of doubt […]

Ava DuVernay and Netflix Win Defamation Lawsuit Over ‘When They See Us’


A federal judge sided with director Ava DuVernay and Netflix and dismissed a defamation suit over the docuseries When They See Us which focuses on the wrongful convictions of 5 black and brown boys who were convicted and served time for a rape they never committed. According to Deadline, U.S. District Court Judge Manish Shah dismissed […]

Kelis to Star on Netflix Cannabis Cooking Show

Kelis to Star on Netflix Cannabis Cooking Show

Kelis will be flexing her cooking skills on an upcoming Netflix show and she’ll be using a special ingredient: Cannabis. The “Milkshake” singer announced the new show, Cooked With Cannabis on Instagram. Kelis says she’s excited to prove to the world that aside from being a recreational drug, it’s also a seasoning. The show is […]

Netflix Being Asked to Chill On Streaming Or Possibly Break The Internet

Here's What's Coming to Netflix in June

Netflix is being urged by the European Union to stop showing video in high definition. They are asking other streaming platforms as well to prevent the internet from breaking under the strain of unprecedented usage. More people are anticipated to use the services due to the coronavirus pandemic. With millions working from home globally, EU […]

Netflix Wins Bidding War Against Apple and Amazon Over Ava DuVernay-Directed Nipsey Hussle Documentary

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Just one day before her series premieres on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network, film director Ava DuVernay received the nod that she will be directing the highly anticipated Nipsey Hussle documentary for Netflix. Co-produced by DuVernay’s ARRAY company and the late rapper’s Marathon brand, Netflix secured the full-length feature film for a whopping eight figures against […]

Aaron Hernandez’s Ex-Fiance Opens Up About His Sexuality in Upcoming Interview

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Aaron Hernandez was in the headlines for the past few weeks following the debut of the Netflix docu-series, Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez. The project raised topics like the ex-NFL star’s experience with CTE and his possible sexuality. Hernandez’s fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, spoke out for the first time since the release of the […]

Mo’Nique Inks Deal With Showtime for Upcoming Comedy Special

Mo'Nique Inks Deal With Showtime for Upcoming Comedy Special

Following her back-and-forth with Netflix, Mo’Nique got a comedy special with Showtime. She’s still in an ongoing lawsuit with the streaming giant, but she will star in Mo’Nique & Friends: Live From Atlanta slated to premiere on February 7th at 10PM. The friends in question will be Donnell Rawlings, Prince T-Dub, Just Nesh, Tone-X, and […]