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Hulu takes US streaming rights to Book of Negroes

Hulu has taken exclusive US rights to Canadian miniseries The Book of Negroes. The deal means the six-part series, which comes from author Lawrence Hill and follows a slave who survives against the odds during the American Revolution and around the world. The series took huge ratings on BET in the US on cable and […]

Hollywood stars set for MIPCOM Book of Negroes debut

MIPCOM will play host to a worldwide premiere preview of upcoming Canadian event miniseries The Book of Negroes. Stars such Cuba Gooding Jr. (Jerry Maguire, A Few Good Men) and Aujuanue Ellis (Ray, The Help) are scheduled to attend an exclusive screening will take place in the Grand Auditorium of Palais des Festivals at 6.30pm […]

CBC, BET adapting African slave novel

Canadian pubcaster CBC and Viacom’s US cable channel BET are to broadcast a miniseries adapted from Lawrence Hill’s controversial novel The Book of Negroes. Conquering Lion Pictures, Out Of Africa Entertainment and indie studio Entertainment One are adapting the book, with production beginning in South Africa in the autumn. Clement Virgo (The Wire) is attached […]