Issa Rae Is Booked and Busy! See What’s Subsequent For Her After Insecure

Issa Rae Is Booked and Busy! See What's Next For

Insecure is ending after its upcoming fifth season. Whereas it pains us to say goodbye to the present, it is undoubtedly not the final we’ll see of Issa Rae. In actual fact, the 36-year-old media mogul already has a number of initiatives lined up by means of her large five-year take care of WarnerMedia, which is valued at $40 million. The partnership provides HBO, HBO Max, and Warner Bros. tv unique rights to Rae’s tv work and a first-look movie deal that spans WarnerMedia manufacturers.

“They wifed me up,” Rae stated to Selection in regards to the deal. “When folks consider in you and construct with you, I are likely to need to additional that relationship. That is simply been a staple of mine with so lots of the people who I work with, on varied initiatives. So I am wanting ahead to seeing what this marriage appears to be like like.” Along with starring in a handful of the initiatives, Rae may also government produce nearly all of them and he or she additionally has a film within the works alongside Ashton Kutcher and Dove Cameron. Yep, Rae is booked and busy! Forward, take a look at all the brand new TV and films Rae has lined up!

A Black Girl Sketch Present

After two profitable seasons, Robin Thede’s HBO sketch comedy collection, which is government produced by Rae, was just lately picked up for a 3rd season. “Robin continues to interrupt new floor on the earth of sketch comedy,” EVP of HBO Comedy Programming Amy Gravitt stated in a press release to Deadline. “She delivered a hilariously sharp second season, and we’re wanting ahead to seeing the place Robin, Issa Rae, and the A Black Girl Sketch Present workforce take us in season three.” A premiere date has but to be introduced.

Candy Life: Los Angeles

It was additionally simply annouced that HBO Max has ordered Candy Life: Los Angeles, an unscripted collection from Rae that appears at what it means to be younger, Black in South LA. The present follows a gaggle of pals of their mid-20s, and it is set to debut this summer season. “We’re so proud to current a grounded and enjoyable slice of younger Black LA life,” Rae advised Deadline in a press release. “We hope the HBO Max viewers will relate to and fall in love with this group of pals as a lot as we now have.”

Venture Greenlight

Rae is reviving the critically acclaimed docuseries alongside HBO Max and Miramax. The revival collection will highlight feminine filmmakers who’re given the chance to direct a function movie, and Rae will seem as a mentor. The finished movie will then premiere on HBO Max. Venture Greenlight initially ran for 2 seasons from 2001 to 2003 earlier than shifting to Bravo for its third season in 2005. It returned for a fourth season on HBO in 2015, nevertheless it was canceled a 12 months later.

Rap Sh*t

Rae has one other comedy collection within the works with HBO Max, solely this one is titled Rap Sh*t and can comply with two estranged highschool pals from Miami who come collectively once more to type a rap group. Casting is at the moment within the works and manufacturing is predicted to start this summer season. Rae is writing the pilot and also will function government producer.

Tre Cnt

The actress is teaming up with Dwyane Johnson for an HBO collection centered on the creation of a yard wrestling promotion. Based on Selection, the present “focuses on Cassius Jones, a younger dock employee and struggling pro-wrestler, who makes use of inherited life-insurance cash for start-up money and the deed to a shotgun home from his grandfather to begin a hip-hop centric yard wrestling empire in Houston’s Third Ward (The Tre) with the assistance of his working-class household, neighbors, and pals.” Johnson and Rae will each government produce the collection. A launch date has but to be introduced.


Rae is returning to the massive display screen alongside Ashton Kutcher, Boyd Holkbook, Dove Cameron, and J. Smith-Cameron in B.J. Novak’s upcoming Blumhouse thriller. The movie, which follows a radio host’s investigation into the homicide of his girlfriend, marks Novak’s directorial debut. A premiere date has not been introduced but.

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