Guyana-born actress Letitia Wright lands role in star-studded blockbuster Black Panther alongside Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B Jordan
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Guyana-born actress Letitia Wright lands role in star-studded blockbuster Black Panther alongside Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B Jordan

ACTRESS LETITIA Wright has landed a role in the star-studded blockbuster Black Panther alongside Oscar-winning Lupita Nyong’o and Creed star Michael B. Jordan. The 22-year-old, who was born in Guyana and moved to Britain aged six, got her start on TV in the British series Doctor Who, Cucumber, and Chasing Shadows. She recently landed a … Continue reading

Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan hope to make film about African King Mansa Musa – the richest man in history
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Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan hope to make film about African King Mansa Musa – the richest man in history

DIRECTOR RYAN Coogler and actor Michael B. Jordan have worked together since 2013. Their first project was Fruitvale Station where Michael portrayed Oscar Grant, a San Fransisco Bay-area young man gunned down on the BART transit system. The film made the two stars on the independent film circuit and inadvertently earned them more high-profile jobs. Michael went on … Continue reading

Creed’s Ryan Coogler to direct TV series about life behind bars for young people
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Creed’s Ryan Coogler to direct TV series about life behind bars for young people

CREED DIRECTOR Ryan Coogler is currently developing a new television series centered on the life of teens in a young offenders institute. Minors will take “an unflinching look at institutionalisation, examining juvenile facilities and the children who grow up in that system” and draw on Ryan’s personal experiences as a counsellor at a juvenile detention … Continue reading

Creed director Ryan Coogler organises fundraiser for ‘poisoned’ Flint
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Creed director Ryan Coogler organises fundraiser for ‘poisoned’ Flint

CREED DIRECTOR Ryan Coogler has organised a fundraiser for the residents of Flint amid a water crisis. The 29-year-old and his Blackout for Human Rights activist collective announced a benefit fundraiser #JUSTICEFORFLINT today (Feb 23). The event, which is scheduled to take place this Saturday (Feb 28) in the US, aims to raise funds and … Continue reading

Creed director Ryan Coogler named Warner Bros. first creative talent ambassador in UK
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Creed director Ryan Coogler named Warner Bros. first creative talent ambassador in UK

CREED DIRECTOR and co-writer Ryan Coogler has been appointed as the first Warner Bros Creative Talent Ambassador in the UK. The studio’s program supports the next generation of UK talent, with scholarships that provide work placements, mentoring, apprenticeships and training courses. The 29-year-old said: “Having experienced firsthand the support and impact of programs similar to … Continue reading