West Omaha Films and Falconer Pictures have signed Lyriq Bent to portray NFL player Marlin Briscoe in “The Magician, the Marlin Briscoe Story,” Variety has learned exclusively. 370 more words
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THE Book of Negroes, the Conquering Lion/Out of Africa Entertainment, Canadian-South African co-production, dominated the Canadian Screen Awards, taking home 11 awards including best TV movie or limited series, three best acting awards for Aunjanue Ellis, Lyriq Bent and Shailyn Pierre Dixon, and best direction (limited series). 396 more words
So if you haven’t come across this show before, I urge you to check it out.
“Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 19th century.” … 221 more words