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Jaboukie Young-White Adapting ‘Gang’s All Queer’ for HBO, Issa Rae

Jaboukie Young-White is headed for HBO. The writer-comedian is adapting Vanessa R. Panfil’s book The Gang’s All Queer: The Lives of Gay Gang Members as a TV series for HBO. Young-White will…

Issa Rae Joins ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Sequel (Exclusive)

Issa Rae is entering the Spider-Verse. Rae, the star of HBO’s acclaimed comedy-drama Insecure, has joined the voice cast of Sony Pictures Animation’s sequel to Spider-Man: Into…

‘Project Greenlight’ Returns as HBO Max Series With Issa Rae

Project Greenlight is turning on the cameras again. The filmmaking competition/docuseries is returning as an eight-episode HBO Max series, with Insecure co-creator and star Issa Rae taking over…

Issa Rae Inks Big New Overall Deal at WarnerMedia

The 'Insecure' co-creator and star will develop projects for the media giant's TV and film properties via her Hoorae banner.

‘Nice White Parents’ TV Series From Issa Rae, Adam McKay in the Works at HBO

Following a competitive bidding war, HBO has landed the rights to adapt the five-part 'Nice White Parents' podcast as a half-hour comedy.

CAA’s Connect Ventures Backs Black Content Startup Blacktag

Blacktag is preparing the early 2021 debut of its platform, which will include both user-generated and premium produced content, with $3.75 million in backing led by Connect Ventures, the investment…

Hollywood’s 50 Most Powerful TV Showrunners of 2020

From the dreaded "Zoom room" to hermetically sealed sets, the influential creators on The Hollywood Reporter's annual rundown — including Michaela Coel, Daniel Levy…

“If I Wrote a Cop Show”: Issa Rae, Ramy Youssef and More TV Bosses Share How They’d Address the Moment

With calls in and outside of the industry to rethink TV's flattering portrayals of police, several writers share how they'd put a timely spin on these shows.

Kanye West Speaks Out After Being Mentioned in Issa Rae ‘SNL’ Joke

Kanye West is speaking out after being the subject of a joke during 'Saturday Night Live.'

‘SNL’: Issa Rae Hosts Trump Town Hall-Themed Episode

The episode kept the COVID-19 references going in season 46.

‘Insecure’ Fan SZA Gets ‘Quizzed’ by Issa Rae

How well does Insecure fan SZA really know the show? Series star, co-creator and writer Issa Rae puts the artist's knowledge of the hit HBO comedy to the test in Billboard's latest episode of…

‘Coastal Elites’: TV Review

Bette Midler, Dan Levy, Issa Rae, Sarah Paulson and Kaitlyn Dever star in 'Coastal Elites,' HBO's 90-minute series of pandemic-themed monologues from Paul Rudnick.