Foxy Brown has cast a long shadow over pop culture, with plenty of heroines paying homage over the intervening decades, and Hulu might just bring back the real thing. The streaming outlet has begun development of a new series based on the 1974 cult classic, with Minority Report star Meagan Good already in line to star.
If you’re a fan of Black Dynamite or Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown, you’ll probably want to check out the new streaming service Brown Sugar to see where Hollywood’s blaxploitation era got its start. The Brown Sugar app launched today, and it’s the go-to service for all the classic blaxploitation films like Shaft, Foxy Brown, Blacula, and Cleopatra Jones, if you can dig it.
When the RZA announced that he was going to direct his own kung fu movie, we knew that he was the right man for the job. The Wu-Tang Clan and many of his other projects would reference a number of classic samurai and kung fu films, and watching the red-band trailer for his 'The Man With The Iron Fists,' it's clear he knows his genre.
Pam Grier - the star of such classic Blaxploitation films as 'Coffy,' 'Foxy Brown' and 'Black Mama, White Mama' - has led an interesting life. She dated Richard Pryor and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, has dealt with cancer, and had a career with many ups and down. She wrote an autobiography, and now it's been optioned to become a film.