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Sophie Okonedo Says She Struggles to Find Acting Roles in the UK & Sees Better Opportunities in the USA

  • By Sergio
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  • July 15, 2014 10:26 AM
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Sophie Okonedo says it's no picnic being a black actress in U.K., and that the U.S. offers her more opportunities.

Sophie Okonedo to Star in "Classic American Play" in Role Never Before Played by Non-White Actress

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 7, 2014 10:23 AM
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I'm thinking maybe "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf"?

Sophie Okonedo Will Play Queen Margaret In BBC Trilogy 'The Hollow Crown'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 30, 2014 1:20 PM
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Sophie Okonedo Will Play Queen Margaret In BBC Trilogy 'The Hollow Crown'

NBC Orders 8-Episode Mini Based On Australian Drama 'The Slap' (Sophie Okonedo Co-Starred In Original)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 22, 2014 10:58 AM
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NBC Orders 8-Episode Mini Based On Australian Drama 'The Slap' (Sophie Okonedo Co-Starred In Original)

First Look At Sophie Okonedo In BBC's 3-Part Legal Thriller 'The Escape Artist'

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  • November 5, 2013 6:48 PM
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First Look At Sophie Okonedo In BBC's 3-Part Legal Thriller 'The Escape Artist'

'Raisin in the Sun' Revival Rounds Out Cast + Sets Opening Dates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 29, 2013 12:23 PM
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Confirmed! Denzel Washington Is Indeed Returning To Broadway For 'Raisin In The Sun' Revival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2013 7:49 PM
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After unconfirmed rumors from Showbiz411, the man himself, Denzel Washington has confirmed that he is indeed returning to Broadway in 2014 to star in a revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, to be directed by Kenny Leon.

Sophie Okonedo & Anika Noni Rose Joining Denzel Washington In 'Raisin In The Sun' Revival?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 19, 2013 6:54 PM
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Things that make you go hmm... this is somewhat perplexing, assuming it's true.

UK's Sky1 Cancels 'Sinbad' After One Season, Ahead Of USA Premiere In April

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 27, 2013 11:17 AM
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Just as it's getting ready to make its debut in the USA, the UK's TVWise is reporting that Sky1 has cancelled its fantasy series Sinbad, after just one season.

Watch Sophie Okonedo In First Trailer For New BBC 5-Part Thriller 'Mayday'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 22, 2013 11:03 AM
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A project that was initially announced a year ago is finally set to make its debut... S&A fave Sophie Okonedo stars alongside Peter Firth, Aidan Gillen and Lesley Manville in what the BBC is calling a "sophisticated five-part thriller" titled Mayday, from writers Ben Court and Caroline Ip (Whitechapel).