Judge Tosses Battle Over Interrogation Scene In Ava DuVernay & Netflix's 'When They See Us' Defamation Suit

Ava Duvernay and Netflix were sued by an ex-prosecutor who was depicted in the Duvernay-directed When They See Us, less than a week ago, and on Monday (Mar. 23) a federal judge dismissed a previous lawsuit regarding the Emmy-nominated series, as Deadline reports. “Because the First Amendment protects non-factual assertions (and because neither defendants Ava DuVernay…

Kelis Announces New Netflix Show 'Cooked with Cannabis'

On Wednesday (Mar. 18), singer and chef Kelis took to Twitter to announce to her fans that she has a new show, Cooked With Cannabis which will be coming to Netflix on April 20, 2020. Yes, 4/20. "I'm really excited to announce my new show, Cooked With Cannabis on [Netflix]!," Kelis tweeted. "As a chef, I…

11 Films to Watch On Netflix During Black History Month

Thanks to 2020 being a leap year, there are five more days left of Black History Month. So there is still time to celebrate and learn about black leaders, trailblazers, and more. Netflix currently has a myriad of films pertaining to black icons and heroes. Below are 11 films to watching on Netflix during Black…

Nipsey Hussle Documentary Directed By Ava DuVernay Picked Up By Netflix

A Nipsey Hussle documentary is coming to Netflix, and it's directed by Oscar-nominated director Ava Duvernay, as Deadline reports. The film will be co-produced by both Duvernay's ARRAY banner and Hussle's Marathon Films. Netflix secured the documentary following an intense bidding war that was hosted by CAA. This project will mark Duvernay's first return to documentaries…

Mo'Nique Sues Netflix For Gender and Race Discrimination: 'I Choose To Stand Up'

Oscar-winning actress and comedian Mo'Nique is currently suing streaming behemoth Netflix for gender and race discrimination. On Thursday, the actress filed the lawsuit and accused the company of offering her astronomically less than what the streaming service has paid other comedians for a proposed special, as BuzzFeed reports. Mo'Nique alleged that two years ago, the…

Netflix's 'Dear White People' Will End With Final Season In 2020

On Wednesday (Oct. 2), Netflix announced that Dear White People has been renewed for its fourth and final season, as Shadow and Act reports. The final season of Dear White People will serve up to 10 episodes, with creator Justin Simien returning as the show's co-showrunner, writer and executive producer, alongside co-showrunner and executive producer…

Netflix Acquires Global Streaming Rights to 'Seinfeld'

Netflix landed a major title in the ever-growing streaming world by securing the global streaming rights to Seinfeld. Starting in 2021, all 180 episodes of the iconic sitcom will be available through the streaming giant. Currently, Seinfeld is available for streaming on Hulu. According to The Los Angeles Times, Hulu was paying $150 million annually on a five-year deal…