Watch trailer for ‘Dear White People Vol. 4;’ Halle Berry’s ‘Bruised’ gets fall release date; and more

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The senior class at Winchester University are leaving on a high note. Netflix has revealed in a teaserthat the fourth and final season of Dear White People will premiere on Wednesday, September 22, as a “’90s-inspired musical event.”

The new season is said to pick up in a “not-so-distant, post-pandemic future” where the cast will be looking back at “the most formative (and theatrical) year of their lives.” Created by Justin Simien, Dear White People stars Logan BrowningBrandon P. BellAntoinette RobertsonDeRon HortonJohn Patrick AmedoriAshley Blaine Featherson and Marque Richardson.

In related news, Deadline has learned that Simien has inked a three-year overall deal with Paramount Television Studios. As part of the agreement, Simien will develop premium television series aimed at various platforms via his Culture Machine production company. As previously reported, Simien’s next big venture will be Disney’s fantasy horror comedy Haunted Mansion

Finally, Entertainment Weekly has learned that Netflix has set a November 24 release date for Halle Berry‘s directorial debut, Bruised. Written by Michelle Rosenfarb, the film stars Berry as disgraced MMA fighter Jackie Justice, who’s attempting to redeem herself. After her six-year-old son comes back into her life, Jackie decides to return to the ring to fight one of the “fiercest rising stars of the MMA world,” and “become the mother” her son deserves. 

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