So Nice They Had To Do It Twice: Black TV Shows Based on Popular Films

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It’s the season for family, friends and soul food. And it’s the perfect season to watch the family classic film, Soul Food (1997) and “Soul Food” (the series, 2000-2004). But this film wasn’t the first nor last to have an accompanying TV series. It’s popular these days to see many films being remade or based off a TV series, but the vice versa isn’t that uncommon either — especially with black-oriented cinema. MadameNoire did you know these popular films were turned into series?

Soul Food

“Soul Food” the series became part of an elite group of black-oriented shows that were based on popular films featuring either black cast members or primarily a black cast.

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