EXCLUSIVE: Beasts of No Nation and Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker executive producers Christine Holder and Mark Holder of Wonder Street have set a feature adaptation to Anita Moorjani’s memoir, Dying To Be Me: My
Slave Play playwright Jeremy O. Harris will donate a collection of 15 plays by Black playwrights to 53 libraries and community centers across the country, a donation made in lieu of sending Slave Play scripts to Tony Award voters.
NBC has put in development No Stone Unturned, a drama inspired by Steve Jackson’s book No Stone Unturned: The True Story of the World’s Premier Forensic Investigator, from writer Drew Lindo (The 100, Reign); Blindspot creator Martin Gero and Universal
EXCLUSIVE: In a competitive situation, Sony Pictures Television has optioned Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey’s bestselling book Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir, for development as a drama series. A search for a writer is underway.