Tag Archives: Kenya Barris

Kenya Barris to Write And Direct Richard Pryor Biopic For MGM

Kenya Barris is set to write and direct a biopic about legendary comedian Richard Pryor. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Barris will also produce the movie via his Khalabo Ink Society, along with Pryor’s widow Jennifer Lee Pryor and Tory Metzger for Levantine Films. MGM scores the much sought after …

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Kenya Barris Set To Produce Netflix Documentary on Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump, Legal Counsel For The Families Of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd & Ahmaud Arbery

Kenya Barris and Ben Crump

#BlackAF creator Kenya Barris is set to produce his latest project through his 2018 deal with Netflix, a  highly anticipated documentary based on the life and career of high-profile civil rights attorney Ben Crump. The featured doc has been in the works for the past several months, reports say. It …

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Kenya Barris Talks Leaving ABC, Why ABC Blocked His Colin Kaepernick Episode And Calls Roseanne Barr a ”Monster”

In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, ”Black-Ish” and ”Grown-ish” creator Kenya Barris talks his new deal with Netflix, ABC blocking his anti-Trump and #ColinKapernick episode and explains why Roseanne Barr is a “monster.” Barris originally wrote an episode dedicated to Kaepernick’s protest against police brutality. It shows lead …

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