Matthew Cherry’s animated short Hair Love will be released with The Angry Birds Movie 2 after a viral Kickstarter campaign helped the project exceed its $75,000 goal. The short focuses on the relationship between a Black father and daughter and the task many dads dread—doing their daughter’s hair.
And Tomi Adeyemi’s bestselling fantasy novel Children of Blood and Bone is set to be adapted by Disney with Kay Oyegun writing the script.
Plus, Leslie Jones will headline a new hour-long stand-up special on Netflix, which will premiere next year.
This isn’t all the film and TV news from this week, check out more of what happened this week below.
Lil Rel Howery And Retta Hilariously Break Bad News In ‘Good Boys’ Clip
Universal’s Good Boys will arrive in theaters August 16 but we’ve got a little glimpse of the upcoming comedy with a clip of Lil Rel Howery and Retta as parents breaking the news of their divorce to their son Lucas, played by Keith L. Williams.
Epix Gives Us A Glimpse Of New Series ‘Godfather of Harlem’
Forest Whitaker is infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson in Epix’s thrilling new ‘Godfather of Harlem.’ The series follows Johnson, just released from prison, as he tries to regain control of his neighborhood, which is in shambles under a new crime boss.
Netflix Drops New Trailer For Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready
Tiffany Haddish is sharing the spotlight with a few funny ladies with her new Netflix stand-up special ‘Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready.’ Sure to be funny, the special features six up-and-coming comics performing half-hour sets.
‘Power’ Arrives With A Hot New Trailer And Teaser
There’s too much betrayal going on in the latest trailer and teaser for the sixth and final season of ‘Power.’ Who can Ghost trust? Has he brought this on himself? Are you ready to see him go down? Everyone’s out to get him, will he make it out alive.
FX Renews ‘Snowfall’ For Season Four
John Singleton’s ‘Snowfall’ has been renewed for a fourth season. Nick Grad, president original programming at FX, said in a statement that the series has continued to make a “creative leap forward” thanks to contributions from the show’s late co-creater, Singleton, and star Damson Idris.