BGN Interview: Parisa Fitz-Henley of ‘Midnight, Texas’

By: Megan Maher The cherry on top of this incredible set visit experience of the sophomore NBC series Midnight, Texas is the vivacious Parisa Fitz-Henley that plays Fiji Cavanaugh. She is Black girl magic personified with a heavy and fun dosage of Black girl nerd/geek mixed into one! I had the pleasure of sitting down...

NBC’s ‘Midnight, Texas’ Brings Us New Showrunners, New Stories and More!

By: Megan Maher Midnight, Texas is a crazy and fun-filled show composed of all sorts of unique elements that make it magical, but after my set visit I found out what makes the show the perfect ice cream sundae! The chocolate sauce on this magical sundae are the brilliant showrunners and cast. Everyone was charismatic, anxious,...

BGN Interview: Actor Lori Laing Discusses Being Genderqueer In Hollywood

Lori Laing is an actor you need to keep on your radar. If you caught season 2 of Iron Fist, she played a pivotal role as Avalon — one of a trio of sketchy tattoo artists. She also starred as Nala in the acclaimed web-series Giving Me Life (In the Land of the Deadass) and since...

Meet Tati Gabrielle of ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

BGN got an opportunity to chat with actress Tati Gabrielle, best known for her role as Gaia on CW’s The 100. Tati spoke to us while on set, with her adorable, super chill chihuahua, Nas (like the rapper as she pointed out) in hand.  We chatted briefly about her new character, Prudence on the...

‘The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina’: 20 Things We Learned on Set

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will hit Netflix on October 26th. The excitement is real for this show and everyone is ready to see the Spellmans in all their witchcraft glory. The show follows its comic book predecessor, with a dark and chilling ode to the horror genre. Escorted by production designer Lisa Soper...

Gender & Sexuality on ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

While visiting the set of Netflix’s new show, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Lachlan Watson, and Chance Perdomo took some time to talk to us about gender and sexuality on the show. Lachlan plays Susie Putnam, best friend of Sabrina Spellman and fellow founder of the school’s club, WICCA (Women’s Intersectional Cultural and Creative...

BGN Interview: Russell Hornsby Calls ‘The Hate U Give’ an Ode to Black Dads

Russell Hornsby is best known by the blerd community as Hank, from the 2011 NBC show Grimm. Others may recognize him from his powerful performance as Isaiah, the grieving father in the Netflix show Seven Seconds (2018). His current role in The Hate U Give, however, as Maverick (Mav) the patriarch of the Carter...

BGN Interview: Neil deGrasse Tyson Schools Us On ‘Cosmos’

Let's say intelligence is your ability to compose poetry, symphonies, do art, math, and science. – Neil deGrasse Tyson In this age, our various devices have the ability to open up the universe to our children.  One of the great things about field trips is the benefit of having the ability to touch and...

BGN Interview: ‘Cosmos’ and its Possible Worlds

You don’t have to be looking through a telescope the size of the building to look into the night sky or glint as you turn towards the sun and wonder.  Legendary scientist Carl Sagan spent his life advancing the world’s understanding of our universe.  One of his most visible contributions to the everyday understanding...

BGN Interview: Meet Jaz Sinclair of ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

You may have seen the gorgeous Texas native Jaz Sinclair in hit films such as Paper Towns, When the Bough Breaks, and Slender Man. She has been on BGN’s radar for a while now, as we covered the red carpet premiere of When the Bough Breaks with Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall. She is...
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