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Mario Van Peebles STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 1982
Phantoms/Memories/Backup Vocals

Mario Van Peebles Movies

[1984]Exterminator 2 X

[1984]The Cotton Club Dancer

[1985]Delivery Boys Spider Mario van Peebles

[1985]South Bronx Heroes Tony

[1985]Rappin' John Hood

[1986]Heartbreak Ridge Corporal Stitch Jones

[1986]Last Resort Pino

[1986]3:15 the Moment of Truth Whisperer

[1986]Hotshot Winston

[1987]Jaws: The Revenge Jake

[1989]Identity Crisis Chilly D

[1991]New Jack City Stone

[1993]Gunmen Cole Parker

[1993]Posse Jesse

[1994]Highlander: The Final Dimension Kane

[1994]In the Living Years Norman

[1995]Panther Stokely Carmichael

[1996]Solo Solo

[1997]Los Locos Chance

[1997]Stag Michael Barnes

[1998]Love Kills Poe Finklestein

[1999]Raw Nerve Detective Blair Valdez

[2000]Blowback Insp. Don Morrell

[2001]Guardian Detective John Kross

[2001]Ali Malcolm X

[2003]Gang of Roses Jessie Lee Cameo

[2003]The Hebrew Hammer Mohammed Ali Paula Abdul Rahim

[2003]Baadasssss! Melvin Van Peebles

[2008]Confessionsofa Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted Mutha Pirate Captain

[2010]Multiple Sarcasms Rocky

[2011]5th & Alameda Trevor

[2011]All Things Fall Apart Eric

[2011]Tied to a Chair Billy Rust

[2012]We the Party Sutton

[2014]Red Sky Jon Cutter

[2014]Mantervention Steve

[2016]USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage director

[2016]Submerged Hector

[2018]Run the Race Ptor Bennet Baker

[2018]Armed Chief

[2019]A Clear Shot Gomez

[2019]Immortal Carl

[2020]Seized Mzamo

[2023]The Price for Freedom Harry T. Moore

Mario Van Peebles TV Shows

A Million Little Things Ronald

Damages Agent Randall Harrison, Agent Harrison, Man #2

Nashville Henry Benton

Rude Awakening Marcus Adams

Superstition Isaac Hastings

Mario Van Peebles News

Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for MJ THE MUSICAL

Inspired by the life and art of Michael Jackson, MJ features a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize® winner Lynn Nottage and a score made up of some of the best-loved, top-selling songs in recording history. Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon directs and choreographs.

Ariana DeBose, Cynthia Erivo, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Nominated for 53rd NAACP Image Awards

Today, the full list of nominees for the “53rd NAACP Image Awards” were announced. Nominees included Ariana DeBose, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Encanto, Cynthia Erivo, Audra McDonald, Respect, Taraji P. Henson, Tituss Burgess, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Porter, Denzel Washington, and more. Check out the full list of nominees now!

Broadway Revival of AIN'T SUPPOSED TO DIE A NATURAL DEATH Will Proceed, Dedicated to Melvin Van Peebles

As BroadwayWorld reported in March, Melvin Van Peebles' musical 'Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death' has been planning for a Broadway next year. The production will proceed, despite the recent death of the playwright, who passed away earlier this week at the age of 89. The show will now be dedicated to Peebles.

MELVIN VAN PEEBLES: FOUR FILMS Comes to Criterion Collection DVD

A tribute to a transformative artist whose caustic social observation, radical formal innovation, and uncompromising vision established a new cinematic model for Black creative independence.

Patrick Oliver Jones, Mariana Cardenas, and Clara Francesca Stop By THE EFF YOUR FEARS PODCAST

The latest episode of The Eff Your Fears podcast, hosted by Ashley Monique Menard, features the multi-talented Patrick Oliver Jones (Why I'll Never Make It), sharing her journey from Disney, Vegas, Pre Broadway, and into podcasting and producing.

AIN'T SUPPOSED TO DIE A NATURAL DEATH Will Be Revived on Broadway Next Year

Melvin Van Peebles' musical 'Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death' is set to be revived on Broadway next year.

Lifetime Announces Movie and Documentary Events for Winter 2021

Lifetime unveils airdates for two all-new authorized biopics and three new documentaries centered on some of the most iconic women in pop culture history.

AMC & IFC Pick Up Variety Series SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE for a Second Season

AMC and IFC announced today the renewal of the Critics' Choice Awards-nominated variety series Sherman's Showcase for a second season ahead of the show's one-hour “Black History Month Spectacular” premiering this Friday, June 19th at 10PM ET/PT on AMC and 11PM ET/PT on IFC.  Six all-new, 30-minute episodes are slated to air in 2021.

SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE to Return with 'Black History Month Spectacular'

AMC and IFC announced today that the Critics' Choice Award-nominated Sherman's Showcase will officially return on June 19 – Juneteenth – with a one-hour “Black History Month Spectacular” on both networks, premiering at 10PM ET/PT on AMC, followed by an 11PM ET/PT premiere on IFC.

Jane Fonda, Mario Van Peebles & More Join the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for Film Restoration Summit

Jane Fonda (seven-time Golden Globe Award winner), Serge Bromberg (Lobster Films, Founder), Eddie Muller (Film Noir Foundation, President), Sandra Schulberg (IndieCollect, President & Executive Director), Chaz Ebert, (Wife of the late Robert Ebert), and Mario Van Peebles (Director, New Jack City) joined the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and American Cinematheque at the HFPA Film Restoration Summit held at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles.

SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE Returns to IFC for Hour-Long 'Black History Month Spectacular'

IFC announced today that the Critics' Choice Award-nominated Sherman's Showcase will return with a one-hour “Black History Month Spectacular” this summer (yes, you read that right). Created by and starring Bashir Salahuddin (Top Gun: Maverick, South Side) and Diallo Riddle (Marlon, South Side), and executive produced by John Legend's Get Lifted Film Co. and RadicalMedia, the witty, irreverent and wholly original Sherman's Showcase “Black History Month Spectacular” will feature more of the sketches, A-list guest stars, and original hit, award-winning songs that, all together, earned the series a 100% Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes and inclusion on numerous 'Best of 2019' lists.

SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE Comes to Hulu on December 11

IFC's critically-acclaimed Sherman's Showcase comes to Hulu Wednesday, December 11. Created by Emmy-nominated writers Diallo Riddle (Marlon, Rise) and Bashir Salahuddin (GLOW, Snatched) and executive produced by John Legend, Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius at Get Lifted Film Co. & Frank Scherma and Jim Bouvet of RadicalMedia, the series currently boasts a very impressive 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.  

GG Townson and Laila Odom Will Lead Lifetime's Salt-N-Pepa Biopic

Let's talk about...Lifetime's highly anticipated 3- hour biopic on pioneering female rap group Salt-N-Pepa has found its leading cast with GG Townson (In the Cut, Everybody Hates Chris) as Cheryl 'Salt' James and Laila Odom (The Bobby DeBarge Story, Undercover Brother 2) set to portray Sandra 'Pepa' Denton. Currently in production in Toronto, the authorized biopic uncovers the women behind the music and reveals how their very different personalities - one salt of the earth, the other hot and spicy - fueled their creativity and tested the bonds of their enduring friendship. The project will also star Cleveland Berto as music producer 'Hurby Azor,' Jermel Howard as rapper 'Treach' and Monique Paul stars as 'DJ Spinderella.' by Sony Pictures Television, Mario Van Peebles (New Jack City) is directing.

Watch the New Trailer for Shout! Factory TV's CULT-TASTIC

Shout! Factory TV, the digital entertainment streaming service, is set to launch its first original digital docuseries CULT-TASTIC: TALES FROM THE TRENCHES WITH ROGER AND JULIE CORMAN. Created, written and co-produced by Ashley Sidaway and Robert Sidaway, the 13-part series about the life and work of Roger and Julie Corman, provides viewers an extraordinary look inside the Cormans' cinematic universe and features extensive in-depth interviews. The series will premiere November 15th on Shout! Factory TV's Amazon Prime Video Channel and via Roku Channel's Premium Subscription.

Malcolm M. Mays Will Write NEW JACK CITY Reboot

Deadline reports that actor and filmmaker Malcolm M. Mays will write the reboot of 'New Jack City.' The original film was released in 1991.

Lena Waithe's Showtime Series Casts Lead Roles, Including Tony Winner Tonya Pinkins

Variety reports that actor, writer, and showrunner Lena Waithe's Showtime series “How to Make Love to a Black Woman (Who May Be Working Through Some Sh*t)' has cast several of its leading roles. 

IFC, Mad Decent Partner to Release Songs from SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE

IFC announced today that the network has partnered with Mad Decent to drop the official soundtrack for its upcoming variety sketch series Sherman's Showcase, premiering Wednesday, July 31st at 10pm ET/PT. Sherman's Showcase (Original Soundtrack), featuring full-length versions of the songs from the series, is set for digital release on August 9 via Mad Decent, the  Los Angeles-based record label founded by Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known as Diplo. The soundtrack will also be available on vinyl later this summer. 


Created, executive produced, written and starring Bashir Salahuddin (GLOW, Snatched, South Side) and Diallo Riddle (Marlon, Rise, South Side), each episode of Sherman's Showcase is hosted bySherman McDaniels (Salahuddin) as he takes viewers through time via music and comedy drawn from the 40-year library of a legendary (but fictional) musical variety show, drawing inspiration from Solid Gold, Soul Train and Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. Whether it's a questionably-attired funk super group in the 1970s, an up-and-coming MC in the 1980s or an R&B diva from the 1990s, Sherman's Showcasehas it all: music, comedy, gameshow segments, political roundtables, commercial parodies, breakout hits destined to climb the charts, a dancing robot and a legendary host who's been there from the beginning.

John Legend, Tiffany Haddish, Common to Guest Star on IFC's SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE

 IFC announced today the star-studded guest star roster for Sherman's Showcase, the network's new variety sketch series created by and starring Diallo Riddle (Marlon, Rise) and Bashir Salahuddin (GLOW, Snatched) and executive produced by John Legend's Get Lifted Film Co. and RadicalMedia. The series premieres Wednesday, July 31st at 10PM only on IFC.

Great Picture Show Announces Partnership with Dame Dash Studios

Great Picture Show, founded by actor and producer Columbus Short, today announced a long-term production and promotional partnership with Dame Dash Studios (DDS33), a multimedia studio and production house founded by producer and entrepreneur, Dame Dash.


Mario Van Peebles has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Mario Van Peebles has not appeared in the West End

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