EXCLUSIVE: Mia Isaac (Don’t Make Me Go) has been cast as the lead in Hulu drama series Black Cake, from Women of the Movement creator Marissa Jo Cerar, Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. Up-and-comer Isaac is joining Tony winner Adrienne Warren in the project, written by Cerar based on the book by Charmaine Wilkerson.
With The Owl House season 2, the show has proved that it is the next step for LGBTQ+ representation in animation. The journey has been far from perfect, but most forms of media have been making great strides to provide more accurate and positive portrayals of LGBTQ+ themes and characters. Animation has been one of the more
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The Drama panel features: Max Borenstein, “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” Dan Erickson, “Severance” Peter Gould, “Better Call Saul” Jason Katims, “As We See It” Jenny Lumet, “The Man Who Fell to Earth” Chris Mundy, “Ozark” Rasheed Newson, “Bel-Air” Clyde Phillips, “Dexter” Moderated by Emily Longeretta, Senior Features Editor, TV, Variety