John Ridley

Both The Hollywood Reporter and Entertainment Weekly report ABC and John Ridley are scheduled to team up on an upcoming reboot of a currently unnamed Marvel Comics superhero. Ridley is best known for the Academy Award-winning 2013 film 12 Years A Slave, as well as the ABC drama “American Crime,” and the films Redtails and […]


American Crime is somewhat of a full circle moment for John Ridley. Before “Oscar-Winning Screenwriter” became his prefix, he was a writer on Martin — a hallmark on a great FOX ’90s lineup that included In Living Color, Living Single and New York Undercover. Two decades later, Shondaland Thursdays, Black-ish, and Fresh Off The Boat […]