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Along with the hit TV series ‘Insecure,’ HBO has picked up two new show ideas from writer and actress Issa Rae: “HBO is not only developing one new series from Issa Rae….but two! The premium cabler has picked up two new shows, the comedy, Him Or Her, and the drama, Sweet Life. Both are a part of the first-look […]

‘Insecure’ creator Issa Rae was interviewed by Adweek about her rise from YouTube to HBO, her recent achievements, and the goals she has yet to achieve:  “It’s a Friday afternoon in late August, and Issa Rae—the creator, star and executive producer of HBO’s Insecure—is leaving the bar at The London hotel in midtown Manhattan. But before […]

Issa Rae is developing another show with HBO alongside ‘Turner House’ author Angela Flournoy about an African American family in 1990s Los Angeles:  “EXCLUSIVE: The second season of Insecure ended last month on HBO but star and co-creator Issa Rae looks to just be getting started with the premium cabler. With a third season of the acclaimed comedy in the works, the Golden […]

‘Insecure’ writer and star Issa Rae was the first to kick off Vogue’s recently new video series ‘Sad Hot Girls,’ where actors and writers are interviewed about their experiences dealing with relationships and friendships:  “Love, sex, singledom, partnership, boys, girls: Why is this all so hard to negotiate, for even the cleverest and most confident […]

“Insecure” creator and star Issa Rae goes back to working behind the scenes for her new web series scheduled to air on Aspire TV in this Fall:   “Everything Issa Rae touches turns to gold. After securing a third season for her HBO series Insecure, pitching an epic all-Black 90210 remake, landing a lead role in the upcoming film, The Hate […]

Issa Rae posts a video explaining a TV show concept about black teenagers similar to the format of shows like 90210 and Gossip Girl:   “Insecure creator Issa Rae must have received thousands of emails and messages from fans after recreating Friends as part of Jay-Z’s “Moonlight” video.  As a part of a campaign with New Yorker, she pitched […]