saintclaire87 (saintclaire87) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

Gabrielle Union Options ‘All Boys Aren’t Blue’ Memoir For Series Development With Sony TV

Deadline reports that Gabrielle Union has optioned television rights for George M. Johnson’s bestselling memoir, ‘All Boys Aren’t Blue.” Gabrielle’s production company, I’ll Have Another, is working with Sony Pictures TV to develop the series under a first look deal.

In his book, journalist and LGBTQ+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood and adolescence growing up in Plainfield, NJ as well as his college years attending an HBCU in Virginia. From his early years, to where he details being attacked by bullies when he was five, to his loving relationship with his grandmother, and to his first sexual experience, the young adult memoir showcases the life of growing up under the duality of being black and queer.

The book also covers other heavy topics such as gender identity, toxic masculinity, brotherhood, family, structural marginalization, consent and Black joy.

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