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The 1619 Project Docuseries to Debut on Hulu

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams will produce and oversee a documentary series based on materials drawn from The New York Times Magazine and Nikole Hannah-Jones’ acclaimed The 1619 Project, slated to debut in the U.S. on the premium streaming service Hulu as part of a distribution agreement between Lionsgate and Disney General Entertainment Content’s …

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Oprah, Lionsgate and Hannah-Jones Team on 1619 Project Adaptations

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and The New York Times have chosen Lionsgate to be the home for a wide-ranging partnership to develop Hannah-Jones’ landmark issue of The New York Times Magazine, The 1619 Project, and hit New York Times podcast, 1619, into an expansive portfolio of feature films, television series and other content for …

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Oprah’s Book Club to Highlight The Water Dancer on Apple TV+

Apple and Oprah Winfrey today announced Oprah’s Book Club will connect a community of readers worldwide to stories that truly matter by today’s most thought-provoking authors. Winfrey’s first book selection is The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates, available for pre-order now in both ebook and audiobook formats, and debuting tomorrow. Winfrey will interview Coates for the first …

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The New Trailer for Ava DuVernay Series When They See Us

Netflix has revealed the new trailer for When They See Us, from Academy Award nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Ava DuVernay. The four-part limited series is based on the Central Park Five, the five men who were wrongly accused of a crime they did not commit in 1989. The series will launch on the …

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Apple Unveils Original Video Subscription Service Apple TV+

Apple today announced Apple TV+, a new video subscription service featuring exclusive original shows, movies and documentaries, coming this fall. The service will feature a brand new slate of programming from the world’s most celebrated creative artists, including Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Octavia Spencer, J.J. Abrams, Jason Momoa, M. Night Shyamalan, …

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