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Los Angeles Times – Breaking the binding

Los Angeles Times
Stuart Miller
November 25, 2018

See “These are the black authors Barry Jenkins, Terry McMillan and others say Hollywood shouldn’t ignore”

The list of stories, plays and novels by black writers primed for screen adaptation is vast. Works by Colson Whitehead, Octavia Butler, August Wilson, Richard Wright, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, James McBride and Jacqueline Woodson are currently in Hollywood’s development pipeline.

But black writers and filmmakers have even more untapped authors and playwrights they say Hollywood should consider.

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