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Content Queen! Everything Lena Waithe Has Coming To TV

Waithe has a few highly anticipated projects up her sleeve. Here’s a quick rundown on what's to come from "The Chi" showrunner.
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By Sydney Scott · April 15, 2019

Lena Waithe is on a roll and 2019 is truly shaping up to be her year.

The showrunner recently signed a first-look deal with Showtime following the success of her hit series The Chi, which was renewed for a second season last year.

Waithe also has a number of projects in the pipeline, including a Bonnie & Clydeesque film called Queen & Slim, which will be directed by Insecure’s Melina Matsoukas, and will see Waithe starring opposite Black Panther star Daniel Kaluuya.

The showrunner will also be behind some of the most highly-anticipated shows set to hit our small screens. Here’s a quick rundown of projects Waithe has coming to TV.