Gabrielle Union, our go-to girl for almost every Black romantic comedy, still has her eye on love for work but she’s changing things up. Hint: I don’t think we’ll see Morris Chestnut. This time she’s bringing that love life to the small screen in the new drama Mara Brock Akil is writing for BET called “Being Mary Jane”. According to deadline.comGabrielle will play a successful talk show host with her eye on helming the network news who is of course looking for the right man at the same time. This could be a breakout role for the actress if…
I don’t know about you but I am not the least bit excited by NBC’s announcement that Nick Adams’ book “Making Friends With Black People” will be made into a sitcom. Race has been the one and only topic of discussion throughout the election cycle and now it will continue in a Hollywood-ized manner with shows like this. (Oh, and I expect that they’ll be plenty of others following suit with similar ideas.) (more…)
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