Michaela Coel Leads Black Earth Rising - The Color Brief January 18
Michaela Coel, the creator of the hit British comedy Chewing Gum, leads Netflix’s latest limited series, Black Earth Rising.
Coel plays Kate Ashby, a legal investigator who attempts to uncover the truth about her past in Rwanda with the help of an American barrister, played by John Goodman.
The series aired on British network television last year and hits Netflix on January 25.
In addition to Chewing Gum, Coel is known for a comedic turn in the popular Black Mirror episode, “USS Callister”.
In other news…
Danny Glover has joined the cast of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The sequel will also feature Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, and Awkwafina.
Andre 3000 will hit big screens November 7 in the erotic thriller High Life. He stars alongside Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, and Mia Goth. Fans waiting for new music…will have to wait a bit longer.
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