Peacock Drops Official Teaser for ‘Bel-Air’ Coming 2022

The Nerds of Color has steadily followed the hype and news around Peacock’s upcoming series Bel-Air, a reimagined take on the classic ’90s sitcom that starred Will Smith, James Avery, and Janet Hubert, and today they dropped an official teaser for the show.

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‘Batman: Year One’ Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Commemorative Edition

How is a legend created? What separates an individual from the rest of life and history to become something truly greater than flesh and bone? Ten years ago, Warner Bros. released the animated adaptation of Frank Miller’s Batman: Year One, and in that film, all of those answers were discovered. And to this day, the story and legend of the Batman has gripped audiences by their collective cores and continues to take them on the greatest ride imaginable.

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Peacock’s Highly Anticipated ‘Bel-Air’ Reboot Finds its Cast

Today, Peacock’s highly anticipated drama series Bel-Air, the contemporary reimagining of the dope ass and culture defining ’90s sitcomhas announced its full main cast. The serialized reboot comes courtesy of director Morgan Cooper’s viral fan film Bel-Air from 2019, with T.J. Brady and Rasheed Newson on board as co-showrunners.

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HBO Max Has Renewed ‘Gossip Girl’ for Season 2

The Max Original series Gossip Girl has officially been renewed for another season! The first six episodes of season one are currently available to stream on HBO Max and the remaining six episodes will debut in November. Gossip Girl premiered on July 8 and has become the best launch for a Max Original Drama series this year. The cast includes Jordan Alexander, Eli Brown, Thomas Doherty, Tavi Gevinson, Emily Alyn Lind, Evan Mock, Zion Moreno, Whitney Peak, Savannah Lee Smith, Todd Almond, Adam Chanler-Berat, Johnathan Fernandez, and Jason Gotay.

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Mixed Asian Media Presents First Annual Mixed Asian Media Fest!

Mixed Asian Media (MAM), formerly known as Hapa Mag, have announced their inaugural festival to celebrate mixed Asian and Pacific Islanders and their creative art forms — including film, theatre, art, dance, and many more! Partnering with Leviathan Lab and CRUX XR, the virtual celebration will take place on the platform Bizzabo.

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West Philly Local Jabari Banks to Star as Will Smith in Peacock’s ‘Bel-Air’

It’s official, folks! After carefully searching for the right lead, Peacock’s highly anticipated drama series Bel-Air, the contemporary reimagining of the immortalized ‘90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has cast newcomer and West Philadelphia local Jabari Banks in the iconic role of “Will.”

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CAPE Partners with Sony to Launch AAPI Animation Directors Program

Celebrating their 30th Anniversary, The Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment, aka CAPE, have recently announced their inaugural program for the CAPE Animation Directors Accelerator — powered by Sony Pictures Entertainment, the same studio that brought you Into the Spider-Verse and The Mitchells Vs. The Machines. 

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Academy Award-Winning Director Steve McQueen’s New Documentaries

The masterful work of Academy Award winning director Steve McQueen spans an impressive set of genres, from films to anthology series, and now the 12 Years a Slave director has three new documentaries coming to Amazon Prime. Last year, we spoke to the talented leads in McQueen’s anthology Small Axe that examined the real-life experiences of West Indians living in mid-20th century London.

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HBO Max’s ‘Gossip Girl’ Will Return This November

Gossip Girl will return in November with Part Two of its 12-episode first season. The series stars Jordan Alexander, Eli Brown, Thomas Doherty, Tavi Gevinson, Emily Alyn Lind, Evan Mock, Zion Moreno, Whitney Peak, Savannah Lee Smith, Todd Almond, Adam Chanler-Berat, Johnathan Fernandez, and Jason Gotay. Gossip Girl is based on the bestselling novels by Cecily von Ziegesar as well as the original show, developed by Josh Schwartz & Stephanie Savage, which aired on The CW from 2007 – 2012.

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‘Superman: The Complete Animated Series’ Flies Home This October

The Timmverse is hands down my favorite interpretation of the DC Universe. Whether we’re talking about Batman: The Animated Series, or Batman Beyond, all the way up to Justice League Unlimited, no adaptation has ever reached the heights of how good these shows are with their interpretations of these heroes. None. However, often overlooked among this pantheon of adaptations has always been Superman: The Animated Series.

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‘La Borinqueña’ Returns with Issue #3 and New Heroes

Eisner Award-winning graphic novelist and philanthropist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez has released La Borinqueña #3, the long-awaited third issue in the creator-owned independently published graphic novel series. La Borinqueña #3 completes the first major story arc for Miranda-Rodriguez’s series with a new story with plot twists, revelations, and the introduction of the new superhero team The Nitainos.

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Get All the Details on SundanceTV’s ‘It Couldn’t Happen Here’ With Hilarie Burton Morgan

AMC Networks’ SundanceTV has just announced the commission of its first true crime franchise, True Crime Story. It will focus on telling a wide variety of true crime stories from unique perspectives. The first series will be It Couldn’t Happen Here. Hosted by Hilarie Burton Morgan, It Couldn’t Happen Here will premiere Thursday, September 9 on SundanceTV and AMC+. The series will be a total of six, one-hour episodes.

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DC Launches First-Ever Batman ‘Bat-Tech’ Augmented Reality App

DC just announced the ultimate Batman mobile experience for kids, the DC: Batman Bat-Tech Edition app! You can download the free mobile app now in the Apple and Google Play stores. I’ve had the opportunity to play around in the app for the last week and can say it’s a truly immersive and fun way for kids to experience the world of Batman.

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McDonald’s Collaborates with Saweetie to Create ‘The Saweetie Meal’

With the success of McDonald’s collaboration with Travis Scott and BTS, Saweetie is joining in on the fun with her own McDonald’s meal.

Starting August 9, everyone can order The Saweetie Meal, which features a Big Mac, 4-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium World Famous Fries, a medium Sprite, Tangy BBQ Sauce and “Saweetie ‘N Sour” sauce — the same Sweet ‘N Sour sauce you know and love, re-named in honor of the new meal.

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Teaser Trailer for ‘The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf’

More great news for you Witcher fans! The upcoming animated movie, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf is coming on August 23. And yesterday, Netflix dropped the first teaser for the anticipated movie, which you can watch right here:

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It’s Keaton vs. Q in a New Clip from ‘The Protégé’

Not many folks have this one on their radars, but they really should!

Yesterday, Lionsgate dropped a new clip for their upcoming action extravaganza, The Protégé, which features Maggie Q and Michael Keaton beating the snot out of each other! The clip is brutal, badass, and gives you a glimpse of what to expect when the film hits theaters this fall. Check it out here:

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FX on Hulu Reveals First Teaser for ‘Y: The Last Man’

Just a few days ago, we reported that FX was moving forward with a series based on Brian K. Vaughn’s seminal classic comic book series, Y: The Last Man.

Well today, the network dropped our first teaser officially announcing the project and the release date for the highly-anticipated adaptation. Check it out here:

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Paramount+ Has Renewed ‘iCarly’ for Season 2

Paramount+ just announced that iCarly has been renewed for a second season! The new series picks up nearly 10 years after Nickelodeon’s original show ended and stars Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor, Nathan Kress, Laci Mosley, and Jaidyn Triplett. The original iCarly ran from 2007-2012. New episodes of season 1 drop every Thursday for subscribers. iCarly is also set to debut in the Nordics and Latin America on July 30 and Australia on August 11. Production on the new season will begin this fall.

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‘Ayo the Clown’ Details Revealed with ‘Where’s the Pup’ Video

Cloud M1, the indie studio that started as a place for 3D animation projects, has built on a foundation working on commercials and CG projects for advertising and media. While working on these projects, they soon learned how their strengths could be applied to the mobile app space, publishing games and apps for iOS specifically. As huge gamers and fans of classic gaming they created Ayo the Clown, their most ambitious game to date and the first of many games to come.

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‘Y: The Last Man’ Coming to FX on Hulu in September

Late last week, FX Networks, released a promotional video showcasing their epic slate of current and upcoming shows for FX on Hulu, to remind everyone why they are one of the biggest powerhouses in the world of basic-cable original programming today! And one of the key upcoming exclusives they slyly featured was for the upcoming adaptation of DC’s classic series Y: The Last Man. You can check out some very brief glimpses of the series at the 0:30 mark in the promo below:

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Lionsgate and Gibson Team Up for ‘The Protégé’ Giveaway

Wanna be a Bad Motherf–, like Samuel L. Jackson? Want a three-day trip for two to their Gibson Garage and Factory in Nashville, TN for full VIP tours, as well your own ’58 Flying V guitar? If you answered yes to both, then Lionsgate and Gibson have teamed up to make your dreams come true!

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