Issa Rae Pitching Dystopian Sci-Fi Drama As Part of Diverse Writers’ Scheme

Issa Rae, star of HBO’s Insecure, is pitching a dystopian sci-fi series to broadcasters and streaming after launching a diverse writers' initiative

Issa Rae, star of HBO’s Insecure, is pitching a dystopian sci-fi series to broadcasters and streaming after launching a diverse writers’ initiative. Rae’s production company ColorCreative.TV, which she runs with Deniese Davis, has taken out The Awoken from Katelyn Howes after the newcomer beat more than 2,000 others to win the Fresh Wave scheme.The scheme was set up by Rae, Sky Vision, the international distribution division of the UK pay-TV broadcaster, and Talos Films, the fledgling New Yor...