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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Marjor Wins For Netflix and HBO Both Win New Deals With MISHA GREEN

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With the hit series she created - UNDERGROUND - currently in Limbo after WGN America's parent company Tribune Media's sale to Sinclair Broadcast, Misha Green's new spec script  MOTHER has been picked up by Netflix after what is said to have been an intense bidding war for the project, which is described as a female-led action movie with franchise potential that's being compared to classics like "The Professional" and "La Femme Nikita."  
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https://shadowandact.com/netflix-picks-up-female-led-actioner-spec-from-misha-green-underground?


 Girlfriend got herself a seven figure deal! 

May she follow in the feminist footsteps of Ava DuVernay and Shonda Rhimes in taking affirmative action toward rotating black women and/or women of color through as directors.



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Green has also teamed up with Jordan Peele (of GET OUT fame). She is writing an adaption of LOVECRAFT COUNTY for HBO. She will also be show runner for this new television show.


“When I first read Lovecraft Country I knew it had the potential to be unlike anything else on television,” Green said. “Jordan, JJ, Bad Robot, Warner Bros and HBO are all in the business of pushing the limits when it comes to storytelling, and I am beyond thrilled to be working with them on this project.

...Lovecraft Country, the 2016 novel from Matt Ruff, focuses on 25-year-old Atticus Black. After his father goes missing, Black joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America to find him. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the malevolent spirits that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback. The goal is an anthological horror series that reclaims genre storytelling from the African-American perspective.
Peele brought the book to Bad Robot and enlisted Green.

Read More: 
http://deadline.com/2017/05/jordan-peele-lovecraft-country-hbo-series-misha-green-1202095066/

Lovecraft County sounds better than the X-files, with black people and black history. I'm geeked out and salivating. 

I'd be salivating harder if I knew Green was a  black feminist because I'd know for sure black women darker than a paper bag will be starring and there will be women of all shades behind the camera directing too.

I know. I'm being greedy. 
It's Ava and Shonda's fault.