Former University of Akron football player’s Oscar-winning short film ‘Hair Love’ being turned into series






From the bright lights under the football field to the bright lights of Hollywood, former University of Akron football player Matthew A. Cherry’s Oscar-winning short film is being turned into a series.

After winning the award for Best Animated Short Film, “Hair Love” got picked for a 12-episode series with HBO.

The film was based on the award-winning book following an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair.



Source: Cleveland 19 News | Simon Hanning
July 8, 2020