She called the series a "reworking" rather than a remake.
Later that year, Union had a prominent role as Rachel Meyers in the comedy film Almost Christmas, released in November. In April 2017, Union announced her first book, a memoir, entitled We're Going to Need More Wine. She became the company's first celebrity ambassador and creative advisor.Union addressed the shooting of Trayvon Martin and stated, "When you have influence I think it's the responsible thing to do, to speak out on an issue when you see injustice. we all should." Tanganyika Williams, the aunt of NBA player Matt Barnes, was killed on July 8, 2014.Union posted on both Instagram and Twitter, calling for anyone with information on the killer of Barnes's aunt to report their information to authorities.That was like the biggest star-struck moment I've probably ever had in my life. Other earlier roles included teen movies such as 10 Things I Hate About You, She's All That, and Love & Basketball.But it's because I grew up in a household that always talked specifically Cornhusker football and Big 8 sports, at the time." She later successfully sued Payless for negligence, alleging that the store failed to warn employees about the assailant, who had been positively identified robbing another Payless location prior to her rape. In 1997, Union appeared in the sixth-season episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine—"Sons and Daughters" as the Klingon N'Garen.