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Jay-Z is set to produce an adaptation of Dwayne Alexander Smith’s novel Forty Acres. The rap legend — who was previously involved with the all-Black western The Harder They Fall — is returning to Netflix to produce the new movie, which has been likened to a cross between The Firm and Get Out. The streaming…

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This afternoon, Dave Chappelle posted a lengthy clip of a recent stand-up gig of his on IGTV. He titled the post “Unforgiven” and wrote in the caption, “This is why.” In the video, he spoke candidly about his disapproval of “Chappelle’s Show” being licensed to streaming services due to him never being paid after leaving…

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Do you remember running to the television to catch a new episode of your favorite sitcom? Whether you were dreaming to enroll at Hillman College, wanting to become an honorary family member of the Banks of Bel-Air, or fantasizing about kicking it after school at The Den, it is a universal truth that Black sitcoms…

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Is there a showrunner in modern Hollywood history with a higher winning percentage than Shonda Rhimes? The brilliantly creative and equally prolific Rhimes, who brought us one blockbuster TV series after another with “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “Private Practice,” and “Station 19,” is already captivating audiences with her inaugural Netflix…

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Dave Chappelle changed the face of comedy with his hit show “Chappelle’s Show.” Created by Chappelle and Neal Brennan in 2003 for Comedy Central, the show provided an introspective look at aspects of race, comedy, music and American life. On Oct. 30, Netflix revealed that “Chappelle’s Show” will make its debut on the streaming service…

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Shonda Rhimes felt like she was “dying” working in network television. The 50-year-old producer — who created the hit medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy” — has revealed she quit ABC to join Netflix in 2017 because the streaming platform gave her more freedom. Recalling her conversation with Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos, Rhimes explained: “The first thing…

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