New York Occasions bestselling writer Terry McMillan (How Stella Acquired Her Groove Again, Ready to Exhale) has partnered with Lifetime to govt produce a number of new unique motion pictures below the banner, “Terry McMillan Presents.” Her new motion pictures for the community, which will probably be introduced at a later time, will concentrate on the love and lives of African American girls.
Lifetime beforehand collaborated with McMillan on the 2014 TV film A Day Late and a Greenback Quick that includes Whoopi Goldberg, Mekhi Phifer, Anika Noni Rose, Kimberly Elise, Tichina Arnold and Ving Rhames.
“Terry is an American treasure together with her skill to seize the feminine expertise to find love and happiness,” mentioned Elaine Frontain Bryant, EVP and Head of Programming, A&E, Lifetime and LMN. “We’re so excited to companion together with her on these new motion pictures that I do know may even resonate with our viewers.”
“As girls, we could be messy. We could be sophisticated. We could be so many issues,” mentioned McMillan. “Life isn’t tied up in a bow so it’s thrilling to be again in enterprise with Lifetime which permits girls to inform our personal tales in an genuine approach.”
McMillan is the No. 1 NYT Bestselling writer of 12 books, together with Ready to Exhale and How Stella Acquired Her Groove Again, which have been each tailored into main movement footage. Her debut novel Mama received the Doubleday New Voices Award in addition to The American Ebook Award, and her second novel Disappearing Acts grew to become an HBO movie in 2000. Her newest e-book, It’s Not All Downhill From Right here, was launched in 2020.