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Michael James Shaw Will Play Papa Midnite In NBC's 'Constantine' TV Series. Also Harold Perrineau Cast

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2014 5:24 PM
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Shaw is an NYC-based actor, graduate of Juilliard and Howard University. Michael also studied with the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England, with a resume that includes theater, TV, and film.

Harold Perrineau Leads a Group on a Journey of Survival Across Post-Apocalyptic USA in Trailer for 'Z Nation'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 4, 2014 10:49 AM
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From production company The Asylum ("Sharknado"), the 13-episode action-horror series starts 3 years after a zombie virus has gutted the country, as a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.

Harold Perrineau's Daughter, Aurora Perrineau, Joins Cast of Sci-Fi Romance 'Equals'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 11, 2014 7:55 PM
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Relatively new to acting, Aurora's resume includes an appearance on the TV series 'Pretty Little Liars,' as well as a role in the 2013 indie horror movie 'A House Is Not a Home.'

Casting News Bonanza: J. August Richards, Hannibal Buress, Wendell Pierce, Cory Hardrict, David Harewood, Hampton Fluker, Delroy Lindo, Harold Perrineau and Kellita Smith

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2014 12:28 PM
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Announced this week, but not yet covered...

Catch a Glimpse of Terrence Howard in Exclusive Video Spot for 'Sabotage'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • March 10, 2014 5:35 PM
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Coming to theaters on March 28 from Open Road Films, Sabotage is a crime drama about an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels.

TV Casting News: Bresha Webb Stars in Kevin Hart's Divorce Pilot, Harold Perrineau Books 'Constantine,' More

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • March 10, 2014 11:45 AM
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Love That Girl's Bresha Webb will star opposite Romany Malco in Kevin Hart's new ABC pilot, Keep It Together, based on Hart's relationship with his ex-wife.

Malcolm D. Lee's 'Best Man Holiday' Gets An 'R' Rating Courtesy Of The MPAA

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 3, 2013 7:35 PM
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Not a surprise at all. After all, the first film was also rated R by the MPAA. I'd actually be concerned if the upcoming sequel was rated PG13 or G, or one of those kid-friendly ratings.

Variance Films Will 'Go For Sisters' In Theaters This November

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 28, 2013 5:26 PM
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TV Casting News: Harold Perrineau, Tone Bell, Eric Andre All Book Pilot Roles...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2013 10:41 AM
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I haven't done thorough research, but I'd say that, given the number of pilot casting announcements we've posted in the last couple of weeks or so, there seem to be a lot more black actors getting jobs than there were during pilot casting season last year.

Making Sense Of The 'Zero Dark Thirty' Torture Brouhaha; Bigelow Pens Essay In Response

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 10:09 AM
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An aside, as I go through my news feed this morning... No it's not *black film* specifically, but it's an issue that I think affects all filmmakers regardless of race or ethnicity.