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Morning Bites: Ursula Villarreal-Moura’s Recommendations, Cookie Mueller’s Books, Ta-Nehisi Coates on Tony Judt’s Writings, and More

At Electric Literarture, Ursula Villarreal-Moura recommended books. The lineup for the Brooklyn Public Library’s Night of Ideas has been announced. Jason Diamond explored the recent resurgence of interest in Cookie Mueller. At Dusted, thoughts on a new collection of music from The Staples Jr. Singers. Jia Tolentino pondered Angela...
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Ta-Nehisi Coates on banning books: "That's no longer education, that’s indoctrination"

It's Banned Books Week, and author and thought leader Ta-Nehisi Coates has a few guesses as to why four of the Top 10 most banned books in America specifically involve critiques of anti-Black racism. This alarming trend, involving Coates' book "Between the World and Me" being banned in some places, comes one year after the beginning of an uprising against anti-Blackness and white supremacy last summer.

New Superman Movie confirmed with Ta-Nehisi Coates, JJ Abrams

WarnerMedia confirmed a new Superman movie is in the making. This new movie will be a reboot AND part of the DC film universe… somehow. At this point in history, anything is possible. They could release a movie that follows Superman’s childhood, they could do one where Superman is a very old man… they could just pretend that it’s the same Superman and use a different actor.

Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new ‘Superman’ film

NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates, the acclaimed essayist and novelist who expanded the world of Wakanda for Marvel comics, will write the script for a new “Superman” film from Warner Bros. The studio announced Friday that Coates will pen the screenplay for an upcoming “Superman” film that’s early in...

Ta-Nehisi Coates writing new 'Superman' film from producer J.J. Abrams

Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates is penning a new Superman film for DC Films and Warner Bros. that will be produced by J.J. Abrams. The plot of the film and casting have yet to be announced. Henry Cavill last portrayed Superman in 2017's Justice League and will appear again as the Man of Steel in a new version of Justice League from director Zack Snyder, that is coming to HBO Max on March 18.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new Superman film for Warner Bros.

(Zach Gibson/Getty Images) Warner Bros. and DC Films have tapped author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates to write a new Superman film, according to Variety. The project is in the early stages, with no director or Superman actor hired yet, but it will reportedly be produced by J.J. Abrams' production company, Bad Robot.