Initially introduced final summer season, tales of hair explores the tradition of black hair and the way it pertains to bigger social, political, and historic currents in African-American life. The collection will air concurrently on Hulu and the Oprah Winfrey Community (OWN) starting October 22, with two weekly episodes on Hulu and one on OWN.
Oprah Winfrey, Tracee Ellis Ross and Michaela Angela Davis government produce the collection, which was co-produced by Winfrey’s Harpo Movies, Tradition Home, Pleasure Mill Leisure and Tetravision. Tradition Home’s Raeshem Nijhon and Carri Twigg additionally function government producers, together with Kisha Imani Cameron.
Onyx’s newly introduced trio of collection begins with The Untitled Swizz Beatz Undertaking (w/t), during which the hip hop legend and automotive fanatic travels the nation to discover the new spots of automotive tradition. The collection is produced by Jay Brown and Tyran “Ty Ty” Smith of Jay Brown Productions and Ty Ty (respectively), together with Main TV’s Raymond Garcia, Black Drive Originals’ Emmet Dennis and 51 Minds’ Christian Sarabia.
the following is In search of meals for the soul, during which Alisa Reynolds, proprietor and chef de delicacies of vacation spot restaurant My Two Cents in Los Angeles, seeks out worldwide variations on traditional soul meals by venturing from locations in the USA like Mississippi, Oklahoma and the Appalachians to South Africa, Italy, Jamaica and Peru. The collection is produced by the All3Media America Woodman Park Productions label, De La Revolucionofn Movies and Ventureland, with Melina Matsoukas, Jacob Cohen-Holmes and Ali Brown serving as government producers. Rodney Lucas is directing the collection, whereas Traci Curry is serving as showrunner.
Shifting from automotive and meals tradition to crime, the third collection, Ring of Fireplace: The Lifetime of Annie Mae Aquash (w/t), explores the homicide of the eponymous indigenous rights activist, a Mi’kmaq trainer from Nova Scotia, Canada, whose demise has gone unsolved for greater than 30 years. Following Aquash’s daughter within the current day as she searches for solutions, the collection locations this decades-long crime within the context of the continuing epidemic of lacking and murdered indigenous ladies and ladies.
Directed by Yvonne Russo Ring of Fireplace is produced by Laylow Photos in affiliation with 9 Tales Productions. Russo additionally serves as government producer, together with Caroline Waterlow, Amy Kaufman, Ezra Edelman and Riva Marker.
Onyx additionally confirmed on the TCA Press Tour that it’ll now be included in ABC’s current general cope with Grown up star Yara Shahidi, who will develop scripted and different tv initiatives for cable, broadcast and streaming for Disney-owned labels via her prodco seventh Solar Productions.