After doing an interview with Spike Lee last week for The Hollywood Reporter, Bernie Sanders and Spike teamed up for Bernie’s newest campaign ad. Titled “These Are Mothers and Fathers, Sons and Daughters,” the video opens with a short talk from Hollywood legend Harry Belafonte.
“People of color have a deeply vested interest in what Bernie Sanders brings in this election.”
The video also features “Erica Garner, Shaun King, and Linda Sarsour are also seen in the 30-second spot, which comes ahead of the New York primary on April 19.’
President Barack Obama is set to host the Science Channel’s “DNews” segment this week. The segment is focused on “public health, space, and technology.” It’s a week long event, but his segment will air on Wednesday, on the same day as the White House Science Fair. Additionally, the week long segment will run right into this weekend’s USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C.
Tessa Thompson, she of Creed and Selma fame, is about make a “marvelous” jump in her career as she is set to star in Thor 3. Tessa’s part hasn’t been unveiled but there’s talk she could take a role formerly played by Natalie Portman, Dr. Jean Foster. Natalie is not returning to the film.
The new version of Degrassi is back with Season 2 of “Next Class.” The Netflix exclusive show is set to hit the service on July 22nd. Degrassi was once a Canadian show and put forth one of the most famous names today in Aubrey “Drake” Graham. Season 1 is currently streaming on Netflix.