Jenifer Rice-Genzuk Henry is writing a basketball movie for Disney+ with Stephen Curry in talks to produce.

Photo Credit: Mike Quain

Photo Credit: Mike Quain

What’s Happening:

  • Deadline has reported that Jenifer Rice-Genzuk Henry will be writing a basketball film for Disney+ and that Stephen Curry is currently in talks to produce the feature.
  • Henry is the executive producer of Freeform’s Grown-ish and co-executive producer of ABC’s Black-ish.
  • She has been nominated for three primetime Emmys and a PGA award for Black-ish.

ICYMI:

  • ESPN announced Why Not Us coming to ESPN+ on February 12 from executive producers Chris Paul and Stephen A. Smith. The eight-episode docuseries follows the North Carolina Central University Men’s Basketball team and their coach LeVelle Moton.
  • In September, ABC announced another Grown-ish spinoff series called Old-ish written and created by  Kenya Barris following Dre Johnson’s parents as they re-examine their relationship and give love a second chance with Jenifer Lewis and Laurence Fishburne reprising their roles as Ruby Johnson and Earl Johnson.
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