As the final night of the NAACP Image Awards unfolded, Daniel Kaluuya, Regina King and Mary J. Blige and more clinched acting awards.
He was King's only child, whom she shared with her ex-husband, record producer Ian Alexander Sr. Following in his father's musical footsteps, Ian was a deejay.
To be directed by John Ridley, the film will feature Regina King as trailblazing political icon Shirley Chisholm, first Black Congresswoman and the first Black woman to run for President of the US.
The project has received a straight-to-series order at Netflix, with the streamer ordering six one-hour episodes.