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Queen Sugar Names New Showrunner

OWNsQueen Sugar is about to have its third showrunner in as many seasons. Kat Candler, who was producing director on the drama in Season 2, will take the reins from Monica Macer, our sister site Deadline reports. Macer had held the post for a season after taking over for Season 1 showrunner Melissa Carter. Per [] http://tvline.com/2017/10/17/queen-sugar-season-3-showrunner-kat-candler/

Queen Sugar Star Nicholas Ashe on Shooting Cop Scene, Aftermath: It Was Terrifying

(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on ifyou haventwatched Tuesdaysepisode ofQueen Sugar) The Season 2 premiere of Queen Sugar where Micah (Nicholas Ashe) was pulled over by a police officer and had a gun pulled on him was sadly a little too familiar for many people. Fortunately for Micah, his arrest didnt end up with him being shot but that doesnt mean that the experience still wasnt traumatizing. In the midseason finale, Micah finally confesses to Davis West (Timon Kyle Durrett) what exactly happened between the time of his arrest and being held in jail the arresting officer had made a pit stop before taking him in and put a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger pretending that he was going to actually shoot him.   ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/queen-sugar-star-nicholas-ashe-on-shooting-the-cop-scene-and-the-aftermath-it-was-terrifying/

Queen Sugar Star Nicholas Ashe on Shooting Cop Scene, Aftermath: It Was Terrifying

(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on ifyou haventwatched Tuesdaysepisode ofQueen Sugar) The Season 2 premiere of Queen Sugar where Micah (Nicholas Ashe) was pulled over by a police officer and had a gun pulled on him was sadly a little too familiar for many people. Fortunately for Micah, his arrest didnt end up with him being shot but that doesnt mean that the experience still wasnt traumatizing. In the midseason finale, Micah finally confesses to Davis West (Timon Kyle Durrett) what exactly happened between the time of his arrest and being held in jail the arresting officer had made a pit stop before taking him in and put a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger pretending that he was going to actually shoot him.   ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/queen-sugar-star-nicholas-ashe-on-shooting-the-cop-scene-and-the-aftermath-it-was-terrifying/

Queen Sugar Season 2 Returns With Two-Night Midseason Premiere

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has set the Season 2 midseason return for its praised drama series Queen Sugar . The second half of the season will kick off with a two-night premiere, Tuesday October 3 at 10 PM ET/PT, following a new episode of Tyler Perrys If Loving You Is Wrong at 9 PM; and Wednesday, October 4 at 10 PM ET/PT. The series regularly airs Wednesdays at 10 PM ET/PT and will resume that schedule October 11. Starring Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner and Kofi   ...Read More... //deadline.com/2017/08/queen-sugar-season-2-return-two-night-midseason-premiere-1202158711/

OWN's Acclaimed Drama "Queen Sugar" from Ava DuVernay Returns with Two-Night Midseason Premiere October 3 & 4

"Queen Sugar" chronicles the lives and loves of the Bordelon siblings in Louisiana, starring Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner and Kofi Siriboe.   ...Read More... //www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2017/08/30/owns-acclaimed-drama-queen-sugar-from-ava-duvernay-returns-with-two-night-midseason-premiere-october-3-and-4-514215/20170830own01/

Kofi Siriboe on the Road From Queen Sugar to Girls Trip

I grew up with the complex that I was always chubby.   ...Read More... //www.vulture.com/2017/08/kofi-siriboe-queen-sugar-girls-trip-body-issues.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

Queen Sugar Star Dawn Lyen-Gardner on Charleys New Hair and What It Means

(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on ifyou haventwatched Wednesdaysepisode ofQueen Sugar) If youve been any sorts of attentive to Season 2 of Queen Sugar, you may have noticed a slight change in Charley Bordelon-Wests (Dawn Lyen-Gardner) hair on last nights episode shes wearing it curly and natural now. But its not as simple as just a hairstyle change her decision to wear her hair natural also exposes her real self. Since the start of Season 1 of Queen Sugar, weve seen a very strong, calculated and ironclad Charley Bordelon-West (Dawn Lyen Gardner), one that always kept up appearances despite all the chaos going on in her life that is up until recently.   ...Read More... //www.thewrap.com/queen-sugar-star-dawn-lyen-gardner-on-charleys-new-hair-and-how-it-signifies-her-journey/

'Queen Sugar' Renewed as Ava DuVernay Inks Expanded Harpo Deal

OWN's hit drama secures a third season, while the co-creator partners with pal Oprah Winfrey for a first-look pact on TV and digital projects.   ...Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/x0eAfeAw-Ow/queen-sugar-renewed-as-ava-duvernay-inks-expanded-harpo-deal-1024402

Queen Sugar': How Charleys Breakdown Reminds Black Women That Its OK to Be Human

(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on ifyou haventwatched Wednesdaysepisode ofQueen Sugar.) Strong. Black. Woman. Those three words are spoken, seen and heard so often (its here , here and even here ) that it has become the epitome of the image of black women which, at times, can be a damaging stereotype. Were hailed as upholders of the backbone of black families and communities (examples here and here ).   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/queen-sugar-how-charleys-breakdown-reminds-black-women-that-its-ok-to-be-human/

Queen Sugar Actor Brian Michael on Transgender Scene: Its Important to Have This Element of Truth

(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on ifyou haventwatched Wednesdaysepisode ofQueen Sugar) Ava DuVernays Queen Sugar did not come to play this season Wednesday evenings episode included a brief yet powerful scene where trans actor Brian Michael and Kofi Siriboes characters engaged in dialogue that widens the audiences scope of transgender experiences. In the episode, Ralph Angel Bordelon (Siriboe) is digging through a dumpster trying to find his sons lost doll when approached by two officers. At this point, since Bordelon is still on probation, were all anxious to see what transpires of his run-in with the cops. As it turns out, one of the officers happens to be Toine, his transgender friend from high school.   ...Read More... //www.thewrap.com/queen-sugar-actor-brian-michael-on-transgender-scene-its-important-to-have-this-element-of-truth/