‘Black Panther’ director Ryan Coogler is one of the producers for the film.
The exchange was recorded at Sunday’s Oscars and caused an uproar.
This was the first time the Oscar-winning actress hosted the NBC sketch series.
The Spike Lee Vietnam War drama did not receive a single nomination.
King was among three women nominated in the best director category.
The first week of content is curated to celebrate Black joy.
Other honorees include Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’ and Disney Pixar’s ‘Soul.’
Award-winning actress Regina King directed the Amazon Studios film.