With Writer Lena Waithe, Studios Get a Marketer Too

The Queen & Slim creator learned marketing from the best

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Besides being a prolific writer, Lena Waithe is also involved in marketing her work. Getty Images

When we spoke with Lena Waithe for Adweek’s L.A. issue in October, she was both excited and nervous about her new movie Queen & Slim because “it’s the first feature that I’ve written that really took people by surprise, and the industry really responded to it.”

@lisalacy lisa.lacy@adweek.com Lisa Lacy is Adweek's Commerce Editor.