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Author Terry McMillan And Lifetime Partner For New Movie Projects 

As reported by VIBE, renowned author Terry McMillan is all set to bring more of her captivating stories to the silver screen through a new partnership with Lifetime. The collaboration will result in the development of new, original films that will be centered around the lives and love stories of African American women, and will serve as a part of Lifetime's 40th anniversary celebration. According to a report by Variety, McMillan will be at the forefront of this project, lending her creative genius to the new films.

“As women, we can be messy. We can be complicated. We can be so many things,” detailed McMillan in a statement.

“Life is never tied up in a bow so it’s thrilling to be back in business with Lifetime who allows women to tell our own stories in an authentic way.”

This isn't the first time that McMillan and Lifetime have worked together. In 2014, they joined forces for A Day Late and a Dollar Short, which featured a star-studded cast including Whoopi Goldberg, Mekhi Phifer, Anika Noni Rose, Kimberly Elise, Tichina Arnold, and Ving Rhames.

Beyond Lifetime, McMillan's work has also been the basis for the films How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Waiting to Exhale.

The upcoming movies that will be released under the new "Terry McMillan Presents" banner will be announced later this year, along with details about casting and titles. Fans of McMillan's work are eagerly waiting for the announcement and can't wait to see what this new collaboration between the author and Lifetime will bring to the table.

It's worth noting that Terry McMillan is not only a celebrated author but also a highly acclaimed one. Her incredible talent has been recognized through several prestigious awards over the years. She has won the NAACP Image Award and the Essence Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award, to name a few.

McMillan's debut novel, "Mama," also received the Doubleday New Voices Award and the American Book Award, which was no small feat for a first-time author. All of her novels have gone on to become New York Times Best Sellers, a remarkable achievement that speaks volumes about her writing prowess.

“Terry is an American treasure with her ability to capture the female experience in finding love and happiness,” detailed Lifetime EVP and head of programming Elaine Frontain Bryant. “We are so excited to partner with her on these new movies that I know will also resonate with our viewers.”

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