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Justin Simien Inks Overall Deal at Paramount TV Studios

Dear White People creator Justin Simien is on the move. Simien has signed a three-year overall deal with Paramount Television Studios. He moves to the ViacomCBS unit from his previous home at Lionsgate, which produces Dear White People. Under the deal, Simien will develop and produce series for a variety of platforms via his Culture […]

Tiffany Haddish, LaKeith Stanfield in Talks to Star in Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’

Comedian Tiffany Haddish and Oscar nominee LaKeith Stanfield are in negotiations to star in Haunted Mansion, Disney’s family adventure spookfest based on one of the company’s signature rides. Justin Simien, who previously helmed Dear White People and Bad Hair, is making his big-budget studio debut directing the feature project from a script by Katie Dippold. […]

Justin Simien in Talks to Direct Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’

The 'Dear White People' director will help the Hollywood studio build its ride-to-live action movie.

Justin Simien on ‘Dear White People’ Boost Amid Current Events: “It’s Complicated”

Justin Simien, the writer, director and producer behind Netflix's 'Dear White People,' opens up about the surge in demand amid a cultural reset, the criticism surrounding 'The Help,' and how, for years, he has poured passion and pain into his projects.

‘Bad Hair’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

Justin Simien follows 'Dear White People' with 'Bad Hair,' a satirical thriller about an ambitious late-'80s music TV staffer whose fabulous weave turns nasty.

Banff: ‘Dear White People’ Creator Justin Simien Talks Upcoming Third Season: “It’s a Bit of a Gauntlet”

"The third season is a bit of a gauntlet. It's when people are either in or out," Simien told a Banff World Media Festival master class.

Paul Feig, Jed Mercurio, Bill Hader to Receive Banff Fest Tributes (Exclusive)

Paul Feig, 'Freaks and Geeks' creator and 'Bridesmaids' director, is to receive an award of excellence at the upcoming Banff World Media Festival, organizers said Tuesday.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Uncensored Comedy Showunner Roundtable

The Comedy Showrunner Roundtable features Alec Berg, Pamela Adlon, Whitney Cummings, Michael Schur, Amy Sherman-Palladino and Justin Simien who sit down to discuss comedy the new era of outrage. "Comedy is heading into a very dangerous place."

‘Dear White People’s’ Justin Simien Inks Overall Deal With Lionsgate TV

Justin Simien inks an overall deal with Lionsgate TV on the heels of a third-season renewal of his Netflix series 'Dear White People.'

Justin Simien Among Jurors for BAFTA Student Film Awards

'Dear White People' creator Justin Simien is among the jurors for the 2018 BAFTA Student Film Awards.

‘Dear White People’ Creator Justin Simien Addresses Climate’s “Black and White” Thinking

'Dear White People' creator Justin Simien dissects the climate's "black and white" thinking, tackling race in his series and the importance of the #MeToo movement.

‘Dear White People’ Renewed for Season 3 at Netflix

Based on the Justin Simien film, also titled 'Dear White People,' the series gets a third order as the dramedy sustains critics' favor.