British actor Aml Ameen lands role in Idris Elba’s directorial debut, ‘Yardie’
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British actor Aml Ameen lands role in Idris Elba’s directorial debut, ‘Yardie’

BRITISH ACTOR Aml Ameen will star in Idris Elba’s directorial debut, it has been announced. Yardie is a big-screen adaptation of Victor Headley’s novel which is set in 1980s Hackney in London, and follows the rise of a young Jamaican in London’s drug-dealing underworld. The project is currently casting, and it appears that Aml Ameen … Continue reading

Donald Glover and brother Stephen Glover to create an animated series for Marvel’s ‘Deadpool’
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Donald Glover and brother Stephen Glover to create an animated series for Marvel’s ‘Deadpool’

ATLANTA STAR and creator Donald Glover is to create a new animated series for Marvel’s ‘Deadpool’ with his brother Stephen Glover it has been reported. The show, which is yet to be titled, has been given a straight-to-series order, with a 10-episode first season expected to debut in 2018. Both Donald and Stephen, a staff … Continue reading

Actor, writer and ‘Hood Documentary’ star Kayode Ewumi lands role in new spoof spy action-thriller series coming to ITV2
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Actor, writer and ‘Hood Documentary’ star Kayode Ewumi lands role in new spoof spy action-thriller series coming to ITV2

BRITISH ACTOR and Hood Documentary’s Kayode Ewumi will star in a new six-part spoof action-thriller series on ITV2. Action Team is a spoof spy action-thriller series that follows the exploits of a top-secret team of special agents working for the British government and charged with saving the world. The 23-year-old, who rose to prominence with … Continue reading

Daniel Kaluuya wins Next Generation Award for acclaimed performance in ‘Get Out’ at MTV Movie and TV Awards
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Daniel Kaluuya wins Next Generation Award for acclaimed performance in ‘Get Out’ at MTV Movie and TV Awards

UK ACTOR Daniel Kaluuya won the Next Generation Award at last night’s MTV Movie and TV Awards for his critically-acclaimed performance in ‘Get Out’. The award is the most coveted vote of confidence for actors on the rise and saw the 28-year-old recognised on the world stage by his co-stars and peers. Taking the Movie … Continue reading

Moonlight’s Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome win  ‘Best Kiss’ at the MTV Movie and TV Awards
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Moonlight’s Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome win  ‘Best Kiss’ at the MTV Movie and TV Awards

MOONLIGHT’S BREAKOUT stars Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome won best kiss at the MTV Movie and TV Awards last night (May 7). Ashton, 21, and Jharrel, 19, took the stage together to accept the award for the acclaimed film, which tells the coming-of-age story about a black gay boy. The two actors were up against a … Continue reading

First image of Chewing Gum star and creator Michaela Coel alongside Arinze Kene in new musical feature, Been So Long
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First image of Chewing Gum star and creator Michaela Coel alongside Arinze Kene in new musical feature, Been So Long

THIS IS the first image of Chewing Gum star and creator Michaela Coel in new musical feature, Been So Long. Been So Long is based on the critically acclaimed stage production by Ché Walker and Arthur Darvill that premiered in London at The Young Vic and sees the BAFTA Award-winning actress lead to the cast. The … Continue reading

Comedy Central orders pilot of show fronted and executively produced by actress, activist and YouTube star Franchesca Ramsey
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Comedy Central orders pilot of show fronted and executively produced by actress, activist and YouTube star Franchesca Ramsey

COMEDY CENTRAL has ordered a pilot of a shoe fronted and executively produced by writer, actress, activist and popular vlogger Franchesca Ramsay. The 33-year-old will will be helming a brand new show on Comedy Central, which is still untitled. According to Variety, Franchesca plans to round up “the most diverse set of comedians on TV” … Continue reading