• Issa Rae, Hari Nef And Ncuti Gatwa Added To The Cast Of The Upcoming ‘Barbie' Film

    1 month ago - By Essence

    Photo Credit: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for WarnerMedia By Okla Jones · Updated May 19, 2022 The cast of Greta Gerwig's upcoming Barbie film continues to grow. Starring Margot Robbie, the film is said to feature different versions of the iconic children's doll. According to author and NYTimes columnist Kyle Buchanan , Gerwig's film has Issa Rae and Hari Nef playing other Barbies, along with Ryan Gosling, Simu Liu and Ncuti Gatwa playing different versions of Ken. And, by the same token, Margot Robbie is not the film's only Barbie. Issa Rae and Hari Nef play different Barbies... - Kyle...
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  • Yara Shahidi And Issa Rae Backed Nonprofit ‘Ghetto Film School' Names First Black Woman CEO

    Yara Shahidi And Issa Rae Backed Nonprofit ‘Ghetto Film School' Names First Black Woman CEO

    1 month ago - By Essence

    By Jasmine Browley · Updated May 19, 2022 If both Issa Rae and Yara Shahidi support something, you know it's worth paying attention to. Award-winning nonprofit Ghetto Film School , an organization that provides cost-free high level film training for thousands of storytellers has garnered praise from Olivia Wilde, Sebastian Stan, Spike Lee, Yara Shahidi, Chloe Zhao, John Legend, Chloe x Halle, among others. The organization just upped the ante with its newly appointed CEO, Montea Robinson, the first Black woman to fill the role, according to a statement from their team. A GFS alumna, she...
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