Tag: actor

Diallo Finds The Riddle In "South Side" Chicago

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As an EMMY and WGA nominated writer and actor, producer, show runner, and moonlighting DJ, Diallo Riddle has proven to be one of the most creative and multi-faceted talents in the entertainment industry today.  In 2018 Diallo can be seen starring on NBC’s smash hit summer comedy series “Marlon,” as fan-favorite Stevie, Marlon’s overly intelligent, yet oblivious... Read more »

Omari Hardwick Is So Real to Reel

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Yesterday Omari Hardwick was  in town for Gentleman Jack Real to Reel, a national short film contest and local screening tour for emerging Black filmmakers. The actor gained nationwide popularity playing the ruthless character Ghost on the popular TV show, POWER. His love for the arts has also taken him inside a music studio and on the stage... Read more »

SNL Experience Reveals New Cast Members Chris Redd, Alex Moffat & Luke Null

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Last week the Museum Of Broadcast Communications held it’s opening party for their latest interactive exhibit: The SNL Experience. The evening allowed guest access to the exhibit, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and entertainment (both comedy and music). The SNL Experience is designed to chronicle the history of NBC’s iconic franchise while taking visitors through its notoriously hectic weekly... Read more »
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Imani Entertainment Remembers The Late Actor & Chicago Native Nelsan Ellis

Imani Entertainment Remembers The Late Actor & Chicago Native Nelsan Ellis
This weekend Hollywood was hit with some devastating news. Chicago native and True Blood fan favorite, Nelsan Ellis, died at the age of 39 from heart failure. The news came as a shock to many that were close to the talented actor. Recently Imani Motion Pictures released a statement giving their condolences: Imani Motion Pictures would like to formally extend... Read more »

Taken With Actor Gaius Charles

Taken With Actor Gaius Charles
Last night actor Gaius Charles was in Chicago promoting NBC’s new hit show TAKEN. The former Friday Night Lights star sat down for an intimate dinner with press at STK to discuss his role on the new drama series which premiered last night. TAKEN is a modern day, edge-of-your seat thriller that follows the origin story of Bryan... Read more »

Macy's Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With JenCarlos Canela

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Annually on September 15th to October 15th, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central/South America. Macy’s decided to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting an in-store with JenCarlos Canela. Singer-songwriter and actor, Jencarlos Canela has starred in multiple television... Read more »
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Lil Rel Discusses The Carmichael Show On NBC & His Journey

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Lil Rel is the explication of a true Chicagoan making his rise from the West Side to Hollywood! Starting in the comedy circuit, Rel made it his mission to not give up on his dreams and follow in the footsteps of legendary comics before him. Now starring on the hit NBC comedy series “The Carmichael... Read more »

NBC's Shades Of Blue Actor Dayo Okeniyi Chats About His Character Loman's Developments and Working With Ray Liotta

NBC's Shades Of Blue Actor Dayo Okeniyi Chats About His Character Loman's Developments and Working With Ray Liotta
If you haven’t tuned into NBC‘s Shades of Blue, then it’s about time you do so. This gritty crime drama is not like your typical Law & Order: SUV episode. Although both shows are network buddies, their premise is vastly different. via NBC Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez) is a charismatic single mother and resourceful detective at... Read more »

Rotimi Talks Power And Hitting The "Lotto" [FULL INTERVIEW]

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Singer/Actor Rotimi and I catch up to talk about Power and hitting the “Lotto”. Press play to see the full interview! Videographer/Interview: Zach Gawenda Editor: Kes Wes James Akalaonu PREVIOUS POST: “DOPE” Now In Theater’s Nationwide IF YOU ENJOYED THIS POST, YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Brotherly Love Movie Premiere In Chicago To keep up with... Read more »
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Actor Mark Ruffalo Honored at The Gene Siskel Film Center [PHOTOS]

Actor Mark Ruffalo Honored at The Gene Siskel Film Center [PHOTOS]
Mark Ruffalo was just recently honored at the Gene Siskel Film Center on June 6th. Mark has had a very successful career acting, producing and directing which is why the Gene Siskel Film Center was eager to honor him. The event also allowed attendees to hear Mark discuss intimately about his favorite roles, insight into... Read more »