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Naperville actor snags key role in Lyric Opera's 'King and I'

Naperville actor snags key role in Lyric Opera's 'King and I'
"I've been working around Chicago for about eight years, and this is my first show with the Lyric, which I'm excited about," he said. "They've been a lovely company to work for, from the administration, creative team on down." After auditioning and …
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Comedian, Actor D'Lo Is 'Unapologetically' Challenging Hollywood to Tell Trans

Comedian, Actor D'Lo Is 'Unapologetically' Challenging Hollywood to Tell Trans
D'Lo began experimenting with spoken word and poetry in his first year as an undergrad at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), performing at local poetry readings and festivals. In 1997, his work led him on a tour to other colleges, … an …
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I'm a black actor. Here's how inequality works when you're not famous.

I'm a black actor. Here's how inequality works when you're not famous.
When Matt Damon tells a black woman that you do diversity "in the casting of the film," rather than in who is behind the camera, he fails to understand the basic premise that cultural diversity makes a difference in the depth of the characters being …
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'Big Short' Actor Jeffry Griffin Went From Extra to Sharing Scenes With Ryan

'Big Short' Actor Jeffry Griffin Went From Extra to Sharing Scenes With Ryan
Griffin thought that was the end of his time on the film, until he got a call two weeks later from Charlotte Gale in the casting department. She asked what he was doing the next day and he replied he was shooting a Louisiana Lotto commercial. Says …
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Mpls. Somali-American actor in 'Captain Phillips' nominated for SAG award

Mpls. Somali-American actor in 'Captain Phillips' nominated for SAG award
Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi attend the "Captain Phillips" Photo Call at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on September 30, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo: Araya Diaz Getty Images for Sony). SHARE 3 CONNECT 3 TWEET 3 …
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Disney XD actor and extras casting calls for Kickin' It season 4

Disney XD actor and extras casting calls for Kickin' It season 4
Today FilmTelevisionAuditions.com is reporting that It's A Laugh Productions and Poor Soul Productions have begun production on the fourth season of the hit Disney XD comedy series "Kickin' It". Casting calls have gone out for new recurring roles, and …
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