Seen & Noted

SEEN &
NOTED
2020
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
'Empire' Writers Land Supernatural Hip-Hop Drama at HBO
VARIETY
HBO to Develop Hip Hop Vampire Drama ‘Thirst’ From Macro Television Studios
PITCHFORK
Emmys 2020: The Apollo Wins Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special
YAHOO! ENTERTAINMENT
‘The Apollo’ Wins Emmy for Outstanding Documentary
BILLBOARD
‘The Apollo’ (About the Legendary Theater) and ‘Apollo 11’ Win Big on Night 1 of Primetime Emmy Awards
INDIE WIRE
‘The Apollo’ Wins Emmy for Outstanding Documentary
VARIETY
MACRO TV Studios Adds Five Execs Amid Expansion Into Scripted, Alternative
COMPLEX
Jamie Foxx and Teyonah Parris Join John Boyega in Netflix Thriller 'They Cloned Tyrone'
DEADLINE
Gemma Chan Signs With Phillip Sun And Charles D. King’s M88
DEADLINE
Jamie Foxx & ‘Candyman’s Teyonah Parris Join John Boyega In ‘They Cloned Tyrone’
VARIETY
Jamie Foxx, Teyonah Parris Join John Boyega in ‘They Cloned Tyrone’
COMPLEX
Donald Glover and Idris Elba Sign With M88
VARIETY
Donald Glover, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Idris Elba Among Clients to Join M88
THE WRAP
WME Partner Philip Sun Exits to Launch New Representation Firm with MACRO
HARPER'S BAZAAR
'Black Is King' Co-Director Blitz Bazawule to Helm 'The Color Purple' Musical Film
VARIETY
WME Partner Phillip Sun, Macro’s Charles D. King Launch M88 Representation Firm, With Michael B. Jordan as Sun’s First Client
DEADLINE
‘The Color Purple’ Feature Musical: ‘Black Is King’s Blitz Bazawule Set To Direct
PEOPLE
The Color Purple Set to Be a Musical Film with Black Is King Director Blitz Bazawule at Helm
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
WME Partner Phillip Sun Exits to Launch Representation Firm With MACRO
VARIETY
‘East Los High’ Co-Creator Carlos Portugal to Develop Drama ‘Miss NG’ for HBO Max (EXCLUSIVE)
VARIETY
Roxane Gay’s Graphic Novel ‘The Banks’ Gets Film Adaptation
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Roxane Gay to Adapt Graphic Novel 'The Banks' for MACRO, TKO Studios
DAILY MAIL
Judas and the Black Messiah Trailer Showcases Daniel Kaluuya as Black Panther Activist Fred Hampton
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
'Judas and the Black Messiah' Trailer: Daniel Kaluuya Ignites Revolution as Black Panther Leader Fred Hampton
LOS ANGELES TIMES
‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ trailer: Daniel Kaluuya is Black Panther Fred Hampton
SHADOW AND ACT
'Judas And The Black Messiah' Trailer: Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield Topline Fred Hampton Film
BUZZFEED
The Most Chilling Trailer I've Seen In A Long Time And I Am Here For It
VARIETY
Justin Chon’s ‘Blue Bayou’ Sells to Focus Features Out of Cannes Virtual Market
THE WRAP
Focus Features Nabs Justin Chon’s Indie Drama ‘Blue Bayou’
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Kevin Jordan Signs First-Look TV Deal With MACRO
YAHOO! SPORTS
Kevin Jordan Signs First Look Deal With MACRO Television Studios
THE WRAP
Kevin Jordan Inks First Look Deal With MACRO Television Studios
VARIETY
Kevin Jordan Signs First Look Deal With MACRO Television Studios
ELLE
Gentefied Season 2: Everything We Know
VARIETY
‘Gentefied’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix
VARIETY
‘Gentefied’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix
DEADLINE
‘Gentefied’ Renewed For Season 2 By Netflix
YAHOO! ENTERTAINMENT
‘Gentefied’ Renewed For Season 2 By Netflix
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Gentefied Is Officially Returning for a Second Season
YAHOO
Warner Bros. & Macro Catch Neil Paik’s Sci-Fi Short Story ‘Rainbowfish’
DEADLINE
Warner Bros. & Macro Catch Neil Paik’s Sci-Fi Short Story ‘Rainbowfish’
DEADLINE
MACRO Developing ‘Toxic’ TV Series From ‘Jezebel’ Director Numa Perrier
DEADLINE
Amazon Partners With MACRO & Ava DuVernay For Victoria Mahoney’s Adaptation Of Sci-Fi Novel ‘Dawn’
VULTURE
How two first-generation artists made their bilingual love letter, Gentefied.
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Filmmaker of Color's Secret Weapon at Sundance? Diversity lounges
NPR
'Just Mercy' Attorney Asks U.S. To Reckon With Its Racist Past And Present
THE GUARDIAN
Just Mercy: new film that captures the start of a brilliant civil rights career
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Sundance: Issa Rae, Kerry Washington set for MACRO Lodge Programming
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
MACRO Launches Management Division
VARIETY
‘Raising Dion’ Renewed for Second Season on Netflix
DEADLINE
‘Raising Dion’ Superhero Drama Renewed For Season 2 By Netflix
THE WRAP
‘Raising Dion’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix
2019
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
MACRO Taps CAA's Jelani Johnson as Content Strategy Exec VP
HBCU BUZZ
MACRO’s Initiative At Howard To Prepare More Students For The Entertainment Industry
DEADLINE
Justin Chon, Alicia Vikander Star in ‘Blue Bayou’ Drama From Chon, MACRO & eOne
DEADLINE
Justin Chon, Alicia Vikander Plus More Star In ‘Blue Bayou’ Drama From Chon, MACRO & eOne
DEADLINE
Moises Arias, Mateo Arias, Wilmer Valderrama, Kali Uchis, Daniel Dae Kim Join ‘Blast Beat’ From MACRO & Director Esteban Arango
DECIDER
Netflix Orders Latinx Dramedy ‘Gentefied’ From America Ferrera
DEADLINE
Allen Hughes Makes Deal With Shakur Estate For 5-Part Tupac Documentary Series
AZRA
MACRO PRE-OSCAR PARTY 2019
SCREEN DAILY
Charles D. King's MACRO Secures First-Look Feature Deal with Warner Bros.
BLACK FILM
Ryan Coogler, Charles D. King To Produce Black Panther Story Starring Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield
BLACKFILM
Highlights and Pics From The 2nd Annual MACRO Lodge at 2019 Sundance Film Festival
DEADLINE
‘Gentefied’: Netflix Orders Latinx Dramedy From America Ferrera, Teri Weinberg, MACRO & Web Series Duo
LIPSTICK ALLEY
Kelly Rowland, Natasha Marc, and Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing attend the MACRO Pre-Oscar Party 2019
FASHION SIZZLE
MACRO Pre-Oscar Party 2019
DEADLINE
Oscar Week 2019 Parties & Events: The List
VARIETY
Oscars Ultimate Party Guide 2019
RED CARPET FASHION AWARDS
MACRO Pre-Oscar Party 2019
PEOPLE
Happy Oscars Weekend! See Who's Living It Up in Hollywood Ahead of Sunday's Awards
US
Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus! Inside 2019’s Biggest Pre-Oscars Parties: Photos
CNET
Netflix estrenará una serie sobre latinos de la mano de America Ferrera: reporte
4 YOUR EXCITEMENT
America Ferrera Is Bringing Gente-fied To Netflix
CAFÉ CON LECHE NERDS
Netlflix greenlights America Ferrera’s-produced ‘Gente-fied’
WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD
Netflix Orders Bilingual Latinx Dramedy “Gente-fied” Exec Produced by America Ferrera
IMDB
‘Gentefied’: Netflix Orders Latinx Dramedy From America Ferrera, Teri Weinberg, Macro & Web Series Creators
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Netflix Orders America Ferrera-Produced Latinx Dramedy
REMEZCLA
Boyle Heights-Set Bilingual Comedy Series ‘Gentefied’ Comes to Netflix
DEADLINE
‘Gentefied’: Netflix Orders Latinx Dramedy From America Ferrera, Teri Weinberg, Macro & Web Series Duo
THE WRAP
Lena Waithe, Eva Longoria and The Black List Announce Winners of MACRO’s Episodic Lab
DEADLINE
MACRO Episodic Lab Winners Selected At Sundance For Development Deals
IMDB
MacRo Episodic Lab Winners Selected At Sundance For Development Deals
VARIETY
Macro and Black List Unveil Episodic Lab Contest Winners
COMPLEX
Lakeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya in Talks to Appear in Film About Black Panther Leader Fred Hampton
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield to Star in Fred Hampton Movie for Ryan Coogler, Warner Bros.
BLACK GIRL NERDS
Daniel Kaluuya is in Talks To Star in a Different Kind of Black Panther Movie
ESSENCE
Ryan Coogler To Produce A Film About The Rise And Fall Of Fred Hampton
OKAYAFRICA
Daniel Kaluuya Is Set To Star as Fred Hampton In Ryan Coogler-Produced Film 'Jesus Was My Homeboy'
VARIETY
Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield in Talks to Star in Film About Black Panther Party Leader
THE GRAPEVINE
Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield in Talks to Star in Fred Hampton Film Produced by Ryan Coogler
BLACK AMERICA WEB
Daniel Kaluuya And Lakeith Stanfield In Talks To Star In Ryan Coogler’s ‘Jesus Was My Homeboy’
UPI
Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield to star in Fred Hampton film
FLIPBOARD
Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield in Talks to Star in Ryan Coogler’s Real-Life Black Panthers Movie
AFROPUNK
DANIEL KALUUYA, LAKEITH STANFIELD IN TALKS FOR FRED HAMPTON BIOPIC
DEADLINE
Ryan Coogler & MACRO Set Black Panthers Pic With Warner Bros; Daniel Kaluuya & Lakeith Stanfield In Talks To Star
NALIP
MACRO AND 'BLACK PANTHER' DIRECTOR SET TO PRODUCE 'JESUS WAS MY HOMEBOY'
THE WRAP
Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield in Talks to Star in Ryan Coogler’s Real-Life Black Panthers Movie
SHADOW AND ACT
'Jesus Was My Homeboy': Lakeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya In Talks To Star In Film On Black Panther Party's Fred Hampton; Ryan Coogler, MACRO Producing
YAHOO! ENTERTAINMENT
MACRO Inks First-Look Deal At Warner Bros.
WARNER BROS
CHARLES D. KING’S MACRO INKS FIRST-LOOK AND CO-FINANCE DEAL WITH WARNER BROS. PICTURES GROUP
SCREENDAILY
Charles D King's MACRO secures first-look feature deal with Warner Bros
SHADOW AND ACT
Charles D. King's MACRO Signs First-Look Deal With Warner Bros.
NEWSONE
MACRO Media Company Signs First-Look Deal With Warner Bros.
THE WRAP
Charles King’s Macro Inks First-Look Deal With Warner Bros
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Charles King's Macro Inks First-Look Deal With Warner Bros.
DEADLINE
MACRO Inks First-Look Deal At Warner Bros.
VARIETY
Charles King’s Macro Signs First-Look Deal at Warner Bros. Pictures
SHADOW & ACT
Sundance Preview: Lena Waithe Brings 'Boomerang' And Jada Pinkett Smith Sets Fireside Chat At MACRO Lodge
UCI FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES
Alumna Sahar Jahani's name emerges at Sundance, as Macro and Black List Unveil Episodic Lab Contest Winners
THE WORLD NEWS
PHOTOS: Here’s what you missed at the MACRO Lodge at Sundance
PLANNED PARENTHOOD
Planned Parenthood Honors the Resilience and Brilliance of Black Women Filmmakers at The MACRO Lodge at Sundance Film Festival
ESSENCE
Stars Align In The ESSENCE Photo Booth At The MACRO Lodge During Sundance Film Festival Weekend
STYLE UTAH
The MACRO Lodge Elevates Diversity At Sundance 2019
DEADLINE
Sundance 2019: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez In The House & ‘Boomerang’ Preview
SHADOW & ACT
The 2nd Annual MACRO Lodge Championed Diversity And Inclusion At Sundance
THE GRIO
PHOTOS: Here’s what you missed at the MACRO Lodge at Sundance
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Lena Waithe, Jada Pinkett Smith, and More Confirmed to Appear at The 2nd Annual MACRO Lodge at Sundance Film Festival
BLACK FILM
Lineup For The 2nd Annual MACRO Lodge at Sundance Film Festival
DEADLINE
‘Gentefied’: Netflix Sets Recurring Cast For Latinx Dramedy Series
WHUR
Howard University Charter Day 2019
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
From Lena Waithe to Lin-Manuel Miranda: 50 Agents of Change Empowering Diverse Voices in Hollywood
ET
Oscars 2019: See the Stars at All the Parties!
MSN ENTERTAINMENT
2019 Oscar pre-parties and events: See all the stars at parties in Hollywood
ZIMBIO
MACRO Pre-Oscar Party 2019
JUST JARED
Mahershala Ali, Kelly Rowland & More Live It Up at Macro's Pre-Oscar Party 2019
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Ava DuVernay Caps Off Jam-Packed Day at Charles D. King's Macro Bash: "Everyone is Out"
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
MACRO Episodic Lab Powered by The Black List Reveals Inaugural Winners
2017
LOS ANGELES TIMES
For master producer Charles D. King, success lies in thinking Macro with diverse stories
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
How 'Mudbound' Re-created the Jim Crow South for a Timely Depiction of Race Relations
ROLLING STONE
‘Mudbound’ Review: Epic Drama on Poverty, Race and Family Is ‘Stunning Achievement’
SHADOW AND ACT
Netflix orders black superhero family drama 'Raising Dion,' from Michael B. Jordan and MACRO
NYT MAG
A Former Super Agent Bets Big
 on Hollywood
THE HUFFINGTON POST
New Film Company Raises $150 Million To Bring Diverse Stories To Film And TV
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Review: In 'Roman J. Israel, Esq.,' Denzel Washington as a Lawyer Out of His Element
DEADLINE
‘Mudbound’ Director Dee Rees On Film’s Timely Message: “There Is No ‘Then’ … There Is Only Now” – The Contenders Video
NPR
Why Storytellers Of Color Ignore Usual Gatekeepers, Take A Chance On The Internet
REMEZCLA
American Latinos Don’t Make it to Sundance Often, But These Filmmakers Hustled Hard
ESSENCE
ESSENCE And Time Inc. Announce Digital And Television Partnership With Charles D. King's MACRO
VARIETY
Essence Pacts With Charles King’s Macro for Civil-Rights Documentary, Lance Gross Series
DEADLINE
Jessica Chastain, Timothee Chalamet, Dee Rees & More Join Produced By: New York Roster
DEADLINE
Denzel Washington’s ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ To Make World Premiere At Toronto
DEADLINE
Danny Glover, David Cross And Patton Oswalt Join ‘Sorry To Bother You’
DEADLINE
Broadcast Nets Aboard For Primetime Special On Future Of High Schools
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Big Four Networks to Air 'EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live' Primetime Special
VARIETY
Big Four Networks Set September Roadblock Special Focusing on Future of High School
DEADLINE
Van Jones & Charles D. King’s Macro To Produce Political TV Drama Series ‘Indivisible’
DEADLINE
‘Power’ Star Omari Hardwick & Terry Crews Join Boots Riley’s ‘Sorry To Bother You’
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Sony's Denzel Washington Legal Drama Gets Title (Exclusive)
DEADLINE
‘Superior Donuts’ Star Jermaine Fowler Cast In ‘Sorry To Bother You’
DEADLINE
Armie Hammer Joins Feature Drama ‘Sorry To Bother You’
DEADLINE
Tessa Thompson, Lakeith Stanfield, Steven Yeun To Star In ‘Sorry To Bother You’
VARIETY
Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell Thriller Gets Chinese Backing via Image Nation (EXCLUSIVE)
DEADLINE
Hugo Armstrong Joins Sony’s Dan Gilroy Film Starring Denzel Washington & Colin Farrell
LOS ANGELES TIMES
For master producer Charles D. King, success lies in thinking Macro with diverse stories
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Colin Farrell in Talks to Join Denzel Washington in Thriller 'Inner City'
DEADLINE
Netflix Paying $12.5M For Dee Rees-Directed ‘Mudbound’ – Sundance
VARIETY
Denzel Washington’s Crime Drama ‘Inner City’ Adds Joseph David-Jones
REMEZCLA
5 Times the Bilingual Web Series ‘Gente-fied’ Hilariously Proved That Gentrification Is Complicated
DEADLINE
American Remake Of Chilean Comedy ‘Sin Filtro’ Set By Eva Longoria & Charles D. King
DEADLINE
Nazneen Contractor Cast In Untitled Denzel Washington Thriller; Sendhil Ramamurthy Joins ‘Shotgun’
VARIETY
TV News Roundup: Ava DuVernay to Adapt Octavia Butler’s Novel ‘Dawn’
DEADLINE
Ava DuVernay, Charles D. King’s Macro & Victoria Mahoney To Adapt Octavia E. Butler’s Sci-Fi Novel ‘Dawn’ For TV
DEADLINE
‘Mudbound’ Teaser: First Look At Dee Rees-Directed Jim Crow-Era Drama
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Charles King's Macro Names CFO
VARIETY
Charles King’s Macro Bolsters Executive Team With CFO Hire
DEADLINE
Eric Briggs Joins Charles D. King’s Macro As Top Financial Exec
VARIETY
Netflix Gives Series Order to Michael B. Jordan’s Sci-Fi Family Drama ‘Raising Dion’
DEADLINE
Netflix Orders Black Superhero Family Drama ‘Raising Dion’ Co-Starring Michael B. Jordan From Charles D. King’s MACRO
VARIETY
Can Netflix Crash the Oscars With Dee Rees’ ‘Mudbound’?
VARIETY
Charles King’s Macro Sets $150 Million in New Financing
DEADLINE
Debate Champ Ryan Wash At Center Of High Profile Movie Deal
BLAVITY
Howard Law Alum Charles D. King Just Secured Millions To Bring More Of Our Narratives To Film and Television
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How MACRO Won Oscars and Made Millions