Raven Symone will be guest-starring on the funny hit series tv series “black•ish” in a role that doesn’t steer too far from her real life. Also, New Edition may be getting their own biopic, but the people behind the project need a little help from NE fans. Get the latest inside….
Raven Symone is continuing her acting comeback! After her surprise guest-starring role on “Empire” (abandoning the daughter she seceretly shares with Jamal Lyon), Raven Symone will be hitting the small screen again soon.
For her newest gig, the Academy of Art University student will be starring on the hilarious ABC series “black•ish.” She will star as Dre’s (Anthony Anderson) gay sister Rhonda who, according to Entertainment Weekly, is just as uncomfortable talking about her sexuality as her brother. As you know by now, Raven is apart of the LGBT community, so this role isn’t be too far of a stretch.
In the upcoming episode, Dre and Rhonda will be battling for the top spot in their mother’s (Jennifer Lewis) rankings in a “playful rivalry.” Although Dre and Rhonda are super close, there’s some uneasiness when it comes to her discussing her sexuality.
Raven is expected to appear in an episode titled “Please Don’t Ask, Please Don’t Tell” later this season. Nice seeing her back on the acting scene.
“black•ish” airs on Wednesdays at 9:30 PM ET on ABC.
In movie news….
A biopic on one of the greatest R&B groups of our time is in the works. It appears we may soon see the behind-the-scenes highs and lows of R&B group New Edition in a new film, chronicling their lives in the industry during the peak of their career.
Directed by independent filmmaker Bobby Huntley and produced by Nikki Wade, “NE Heartbreak The Movement” is helmed by die-hard New Edition fans who want to share their story.
In order for the film to hit the big screen, the sneak peek trailer they put together needs to go viral. The more exposure the film gets, the closer they are to bringing it to life. And get this, with everything they have created thus far, they did it with no budget.
Peep the trailer below:
So…New Edition fans! If you’re trying to see this film come to life, share the vid and follow them on their social media accounts. You can get the handles here.
Are you excited?
Photos: Raven’s IG/NE The Movement