The hourlong talker will premiere on the Oprah Winfrey Network on Sept. 19. read more
It isn’t often that two mystical beings kick it in the same space. You never see a baby unicorn and Idris Elba on the same day. But it happened recently when the mystical black goddess that is Oprah Winfrey and the God’s favorite film director Ava DuVernay combined their forces to make OWN’s Queen Sugar. Winfrey […]
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Debuting ad-free on September 6-7, OWN's family drama Queen Sugar is a potent and loving meditation on mourning and reconciliation. The 13-episode first season executive produced by Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey and Melissa Carter thankfully...Show More Summary
Hollywood powerhouses, co-creators and good friends Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfery grace the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter. In their joint interview, the two women speak about #BlackLivesMatter, diversity versus inclusion,Show More Summary
Preferring to speak of “inclusion,” filmmaker Ava DuVernay cringes at the buzzword “diversity,” even though it’s a term that her friend and frequent producer, Oprah Winfrey, has used in the past when talking about the changing role of African-Americans within the entertainment industry. Show More Summary
And why she's using "inclusion" instead
In The Hollywood Reporter’s latest cover story, queens and close buds Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay discussed their upcoming work collaborations and I bet you’ll never guess what else they talked about. Guess. Read more...
Oprah Winfrey And Ava Duvernay Reject “Diversity” Oprah and Ava may have made their careers championing the stories of Black people and women…but they say that they are not here for the term “diversity.” Via THR: Ava, you’ve express...
Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay, Hollywood’s newest dream team, sat down for a joint interview with The Hollywood Reporter to discuss DuVernay’s OWN shows Queen Sugar and Greenleaf (starring Oprah), how Black Lives Matter informs their storytelling, and the persistent lack of opportunities for minorities in Hollywood.While DuVernay continues to ... More »
Colson Whitehead’s latest novel, The Underground Railroad — rushed last week to early publication after being anointed by Oprah Winfrey — turns the metaphor of the American fugitive-slave network into a literal system of stations traveled by preternatural locomotives. The (painful, beautiful, brilliantly imagined) journey of the slave Cora from a ... More »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Silicon Valley internet mogul who sold his startup for $300 million at the age of 25 and appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" as a highly eligible bachelor was sentenced Friday to a year in jail for violating his...Show More Summary
A drama series about Dr. Phil McGraw? Well, not the Dr. Phil we know from Oprah Winfrey, but the younger guy we didn’t know. The TV therapist stopped by TCA today with the cast and creators behind Bull, the CBS’ new fall show based on his early days as head of one of the most prolific trial consulting services. The show centers around Dr. Show More Summary
President Obama is having a 55th birthday mega-bash Friday night at the White House, featuring a roster of A-list entertainers including Jay Z, Beyoncé and Oprah Winfrey, according to news reports. In recent months, Obama has referred more frequently to his age, joking at a news conference Thursday that most of his gray hair came […]
As we reported earlier this year, Selma’s Ava DuVernay is set to direct Disney’s film adaptation of A Wrinkle In Time, which will star Oprah Winfrey. And according to the LA Times, DuVernay’s new gig marks a major milestone: She will become the first woman of color to direct a live-action film with a nine-figure production budget. Show More Summary
After one season of Rev. Run and Tyrese Gibson dishing out relationship advice, the Oprah Winfrey Network decided to pass on a second season of their late night talk show "It's Not You, It's Men."
With her new movie, Disney's "A Wrinkle in Time" starring Oprah Winfrey, director Ava DuVernay ("Selma") is now the the first black woman to direct a $100 million-budgeted live-action movie. The milestone became public when the film,...Show More Summary
Oprah Winfrey selection of Carlson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad” for Oprah's Book Club set in motion a frenzy of logistics for the book’s publisher.
Ahead of its series premiere, the Oprah Winfrey Network has renewed its new original series “Queen Sugar” for a second season, EW has confirmed. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.