‘Dear White People’ Justin Simien Signs Deal with Lionsgate TV for Original Series

After the film and television success of Dear White People, creator Justin Simien has landed a deal with Lionsgate TV for a new original series.

In a tweet directed to the naysayers and critics, Simien had this to say:

Continuing the relationship with Lionsgate, Simien had this to say about the studio:

“Lionsgate embraces the creative vision of its artists and is committed to ground-breaking original content for its audiences,” said Simien in a statement. “I couldn’t be more excited to expand my collaboration with Kevin, Chris and the rest of the television team on exciting new projects that speak to our diverse viewers while continuing to push the envelope creatively.” - Deadline

Dear White People has been renewed for a 3rd season on Netflix.