Friday, December 01, 2017
'Black America' Show In Development
For over a year now Will Packer and Aaron McGruder have been working with Amazon on developing an alternate history show set in our present day time in which the US Civil War ended with Black Americans not only getting their freedom, but getting the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama as reparations for their centuries of enslavement and the opportunity to shape their own destiny.
But despite their contentious history, their fates are still intertwined with each other, and it will be interesting to see how that plays out on the silver screen and thescripts that are yet to be developed.
They describe series as a hourlong drama in the vein of The Man In The High Castle, another alternate history show that has found success. Packer and McGruder also decided to announce that they were working on this show in response to the massive negativity that HBO's Confederate received.
We'll see if Black America makes it on the air and if it does