Filmmaker Faces Challenges Bringing Bluford High Series to TV

January 24, 2024

Pierre Bagley, an independent filmmaker who has directed the likes of Taraji P. Henson and whose films have aired on Netflix, Bounce TV, TNT, and more, is now set to adapt and produce a film series based on the popular Bluford books series written by multiracial authors (U.S. sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson is an avid fan). To date, the books in that series have sold more than 12 million copies. The Bluford books series has caught the industry off guard because of its massive and avid fan base....See the full article here. 


Effort Launches to Bring Bluford to the Screen

November 18, 2023

After years of requests and viral posts on social media, an effort is officially underway to bring the Bluford Series to the small screen. Here’s the official announcement to fans on social media:

Bluford family & fans, we told you we had news about your beloved book series that we were going to announce in November. We have officially started the process of bringing Bluford to Television/Film! This will not be easy because Hollywood does not believe you exist or that you are passionate enough to support such a project. We all know that they are wrong! Over the next few weeks, we will have several “call to action” posts. We ask that you let your voices be heard not just here but across all your social media channels (TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, etc.) and share the post and ask others to join the conversation. We will make this happen!


New Bluford Books are in the Works

November 7, 2023

Townsend Press has announced new books are in the works for the Bluford Series. While no publication dates have been released, the company said multiple titles are in the pipeline. The first release will be penned by veteran Bluford author Karyn Langhorne Folan, author of Pretty Ugly and co-author of Breaking Point and The Chosen.