CYNTHIA MORT wrote and produced for television sitcoms including Roseanne and Will and Grace before making her directorial debut with Nina (2016), a screenplay she wrote about Nina Simone.
Unfortunately that production was plagued with problems, including a lawsuit filed by Mort against the producers who she felt hijacked the production which took 11 years to get made.
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