Cast Detail: Lena Waithe

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Lena Waithe

Executive Producer

  • Lena Waithe
  • Lena Waithe

    Executive Producer

    Emmy Award-winning writer, creator and actor, Lena Waithe, has established herself as talent to be reckoned with, who only continues to grow her body of work with diversity and charisma. Waithe and her production company, Hillman Grad Productions, have become champions of spotlighting unrepresented voices, and in a short time, they have produced groundbreaking pieces of art such as the critically acclaimed debut film from Radha Blank, The Forty-Year-Old Version, which has earned Blank the “Directing Award” at Sundance, “Best First Film” at NYFCC Awards, “Directors to Watch” at PSIFF, “Next Generation Award,” at LAFCA Awards and “Best Screenplay” at the Gotham Awards. Waithe and Hillman Grad Productions have also produced: the landmark semi-autobiographical BET series, Twenties, which featured the first masculine presenting Queer woman of color in a lead role; Waithe’s feature film screenwriting debut for Universal, Queen & Slim ...

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