Hollywood couldn’t wait to bring Black Lives Matter to a screen near you.
Industry liberals have been singing the group’s praises for months following the death of George Floyd, some echoing calls to “defund the police” while others bailed out violent protesters caught up in the BLM protests.
And we’re seeing the results in stories across the content spectrum.
The team behind the Fox police comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” signaled the content shift months ago. Co-star Terry Crews said show runner Dan Goor threw four new scripts into the circular file following BLM’s rise.
Time for a reboot, the show’s creative team declared. That likely means a cop comedy where the heroes must point out their own flaws, real and/or imagined.
“Right now, we don’t know which direction we’re going to go in, but we do know that we’ve had a lot of somber talks, we’ve had a lot of very, very deep conversations, and through this we hope to