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Sharon Leal Cast As Cuba Gooding Jr's Wife in Fox's Legal Drama Pilot "Guilty"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 10, 2012 9:24 AM
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Over a week ago, we announced that Cuba Gooding Jr. will star in the Fox Legal Drama Series Guilty.

Boris Kodjoe To Co-Star in ABC's Drama Pilot "Scruples"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 10, 2012 9:13 AM
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Boris Kodjoe is slated to co-star in the Tony Krantz/Natalie Portman-executive produced Scruples, directed by Michael Sucsy (The Vow). According to Deadline, the series, based on the novel by Judy Krantz, centers on a "rich and powerful clothing designer Billy Winthrop (Forlani) in a world of sex, revenge and scandal."

Lennie James + Lionel Richie Nab Spots On ABC's "Gotham", "Duets"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 9, 2012 9:00 AM
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Actor Lennie James and singer Lionel Richie have both landed on planned programs for ABC.
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Carmen Ejogo, Rochelle Aytes Join Casts of ABC Dramas "Zero Hour" + "Mistresses"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 8, 2012 9:17 AM
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Deadline is reporting that Carmen Ejogo and Rochelle Aytes have been cast in roles for two planned ABC drama series, Zero Hour and Mistresses, respectively.
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Danielle Nicolet To Join Edi Gathegi In ABC Pilot For "White Van Man"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 6, 2012 8:59 AM
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It's going to be difficult (thankfully) to complain about the lack of diversity on TV this year if a lot of the pilots that have cast black actors in the past few weeks get picked up by the networks.  And ABC just made it a little more difficult with the casting of Danielle Nicolet for their pilot, White Van Man.
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Anthony Anderson Joins NBC's Jimmy Fallon Comedy "DILFS"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 5, 2012 8:47 PM
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Zoe Saldana In Talks To Play Christian Bale's Ex-Wife In "Out of the Furnace"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 5, 2012 6:20 PM
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Zoe Saldana is currently in talks to star with Dark Knight's Christian Bale in the drama Out of the Furnace, written and directed by Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart). Out of the Furnace, a "gritty throwback to 1970s movies" according to Variety, and based on Brad Ingelsby's script The Low Dweller, revolves around an ex-con, played by Bale, who is determined to avenge the death of his younger brother once he's released from prison.
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Aja Naomi King, Mustafa Shakir Cast In TV Drama Pilots

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 5, 2012 11:04 AM
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It's that time of the year... some quckie TV pilot casting news...
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CW Pilot (And Sex & The City Prequel) "The Carrie Diaries" Adds Freema Agyeman To Cast

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 5, 2012 9:00 AM
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The CW scored major viewer points this weekend when they announced that Doctor Who and Torchwood alum Freema Agyeman will be joining the cast of its planned pilot The Carrie Diaries, a prequel, of sorts, to the Sex & The City series.

Gabrielle Union Will Be Mara Brock Akil's "Single Black Female" In Upcoming BET Pilot

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 3, 2012 9:47 AM
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Last May we announced the mega mutil-year production deal between BET/Viacom and husband/wife team, Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the brains behind the network's hit series, The Game, the movie Jumping The Broom and the upcoming Sparkle remake.
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