April 3, 2016
HBO's 'Bessie' received the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.
The GLAAD Wrap: 'Saint Laurent' opens; 'Vicious' at NY Pride; Dee Rees teams with Shonda Rhimes and more!
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Dee Rees to write and direct Bessie Smith biopic for HBO, Queen Latifah to star
Out screenwriter and director Dee Rees, the woman behind award-winning film Pariah, has been announced as the writer and director of a new HBO biopic about the legendary jazz singer Bessie Smith.