The DIASPORA List is a list of 10 things that are on DIASPORA’s radar for the week. 


After leaking early, the Bey Hive still managed to respect Beyoncé‘s wishes and listen to her seventh studio album RENAISSANCE when it dropped on Thursday night. Act I of a three act series of projects RENAISSANCE is that bitch. Let me take you on a journey of my tweets while I listened to it.


Y tu mamá también hotties Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna are set to reunite for the new Hulu series La Máquina with showrunner Marco Ramirez (Daredevil) at the helm. Gabriel Ripstein (600 Miles, An Unknown Enemy) will direct.

La Máquina follows an aging boxer (Bernal) whose crafty manager (Luna) secures him one last shot at a title. But to make it to fight night, they must navigate a mysterious underworld force. Bernal and Luna will also produce under their La Corriente del Golfo banner.


A new trailer for Prime Video’s forthcoming series A League of Their Own dropped this week and all we have to say is…batter up…hear that call… the time has come… for one and all… to play-ay-aaaaaay baaaaaallllll…..


Los Espookys is returning! The second season of the HBO bilingual series created by Fred Armisen, Ana Fabrega and Julio Torres debuts September 16 and will be available to stream on HBO Max. The critically-acclaimed series follows a group of friends who turn their shared passion for horror into a peculiar business, providing horror to clients who need it, in a dreamy Latin American country where the strange and eerie are just a part of daily life.


Jessica Jones icon and star of the wildly underrated Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23 Krysten Ritter is set to star in the new Orphan Black spin-off, Orphan Black: Echoes at AMC Networks. Ritter will also serve as an executive producer on the series. According to the description of the spin-off: “Set in the near future, the new Orphan Black takes a deep dive into the exploration of the scientific manipulation of human existence. It follows a group of women as they weave their way into each other’s lives and embark on a thrilling journey, unravelling the mystery of their identity and uncovering a wrenching story of love and betrayal.”


Based on the true story of the rescue of a Thai soccer team who become trapped in the Tham Luang cave during an unexpected rainstorm, Thirteen Lives is set to open in select theaters in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago today before dropping on Prime Video August 5.

Directed by Ron Howard, Thirteen Lives stars Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, Joel Edgerton, Tom Bateman, Paul Gleeson, Pattrakorn Tungsupakul, Tui Thiraphat Sajakul, James Teeradon Supapunpinyo, Sahajak Boonthanakit, and Weir Sukollawat Kanaros.

Seven. Looks like we’ll have to wait a little longer to see Michael B. Jordan in Creed III. The ninth installment in the Rocky cinematic universe has moved from November 23 to March 3, 2023. And since we’re talking about the RCU, it was also learned that a spinoff following Drago is in the works. Eight. Bowen Yang, Meg Stalter, and Conan O’Brien hav joined the Universal Pictures untitled buddy comedy from SNL‘s Please Don’t Destroy comedy trio of Ben Marshall, John Higgins, and Martin Herlihy. The film follows three childhood friends who live and work together. When the trio decides they don’t like their life trajectory, they set off to find a gold treasure that is rumored to be buried in a nearby mountain. Nine. The full lineup for the 79th Venice International Film Festival has been announced in case you’re interested in going. Ten. RIP to legend Mary Alice.