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Bio:
Lupita Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave earned her an ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lupita Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave earned her an ... (read complete bio)
BAFTA Announces Host, Presenters & Redesigned Award For 2019 Britannia Awards Photo BAFTA Announces Host, Presenters & Redesigned Award For 2019 Britannia Awards
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) has announced today that renowned British comedian James Veitch will host the 2019 British Academy Britannia Awards. Veitch will be joined on stage by this year's presenters – Vin Diesel, Donald Glover, Lupita Nyong'o, John C. Reilly and Kerry Washington – who will present each honoree with a newly redesigned Britannia Award created by former BAFTA Los Angeles Newcomer, Gary McMonnies. 

VIDEO: Lupita Nyong'o Talks About Her New Children's Book on GOOD MORNING AMERICA! Photo VIDEO: Lupita Nyong'o Talks About Her New Children's Book on GOOD MORNING AMERICA!
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2019

The Oscar award-winning actress' debut kids' book is about a young black girl who doesn't think she's beautiful.

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 10/14-10/18 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 10/14-10/18
by TV Scoop - Oct 11, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 10/14-10/18, airing on ABC!

Stephen C. Byrd & Alia Jones Harvey Named 2019 Broadway Global Producer Of The Year W Photo Stephen C. Byrd & Alia Jones Harvey Named 2019 Broadway Global Producer Of The Year Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

The only African American lead producers on Broadway for the last 13 years they and their company Front Row Productions have blazed a trail of a?oefirsts,a?? Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey have brought a unique brand of diversity to Broadway and London's West End by mounting new productions featuring non-traditional casting and diverse voices to the stage. Established in 2006, the Olivier Award Winning and Tony-nominated Producers strive to employ diverse talent, creative teams and management for all of their productions.

 Photo Oprah Interviews Cynthia Erivo, Lupita Nyong'o for a Primetime Special on October 26 
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Oprah Winfrey sits down one-on-one with the award-winning actresses Lupita Nyong'o and Cynthia Erivo, who discuss their fast rise to fame and how their leading roles have shaped them personally and professionally, on an all-new primetime special entitled, “OWN Spotlight: Oprah At Home with Lupita Nyong'o and Cynthia Erivo” airing Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, 10/10-10/18 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, 10/10-10/18
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

As of Feb. 17, 2014, 'The Tonight Show' returned to its New York origins as 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' made its broadcast debut from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center. Emmy Award- and Grammy Award-winning comedian Jimmy Fallon brings a high-tempo energy to the storied NBC franchise with his welcoming interview style, love of audience participation, spot-on impersonations and innovative sketches.

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, 10/2-10/8 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, 10/2-10/8
by TV Scoop - Oct 2, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, 10/2-10/8, airing on NBC on Wednesday, October 2, 2019!

Hulu Kicks-Off the 2019 'Huluween' Photo Hulu Kicks-Off the 2019 'Huluween'
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

A month's worth of scary programming heads to Hulu with its annual 'Huluween' celebration. Viewers can head to Hulu's personalized, Halloween-themed hub for a bone-chilling selection of popular Halloween TV episodes and movies, featuring 800 premium Halloween titles and more than 5,000 episodes of new and library TV series. The curated experience will also bring fans exclusive, new content throughout the month, including seven spooky short films from up-and-coming filmmakers, selected in collaboration with Sundance Institute, and the premieres of returning Original series Castle Rock, Light as a Feather, and Into the Dark and the highly anticipated Hulu Original Films Little Monsters and Wounds.

Get a First Look at Kylo Ren's Mask in New STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Promo Pho Photo Get a First Look at Kylo Ren's Mask in New STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Promo Photo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2019

An all new promotional image has been released for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which features a first look at Adam Driver's new Kylo Ren mask along with the rest of The First Order and The Knights of Ren.

ABC DISCOVERS: NEW YORK TALENT SHOWCASE to Take Place Today Photo ABC DISCOVERS: NEW YORK TALENT SHOWCASE to Take Place Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

ABC Talent and Casting will present the 2019 ABC Discovers: New York Talent Showcase, TUESDAY, SEPT. 17, at the New World Stages – Stage 2, in New York City. Part of Walt Disney Television's ongoing commitment to creating opportunities for undiscovered talent, the showcase features selected participants performing in a one-night showcase for casting directors, talent agents, managers and other industry professionals. In addition, the selected showcase actors are awarded a one-year mentorship with executives from ABC Casting. As part of the mentorship, the showcase actors will be offered on-camera workshops specifically for them to further hone their craft and auditioning skills. Talent will also have access to various ABC executives.

AMERICANAH From Lupita Nyong'o & Danai Gurira Lands at HBO Max Photo AMERICANAH From Lupita Nyong'o & Danai Gurira Lands at HBO Max
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2019

Variety reports that HBO Max has ordered ten episodes of an upcoming adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's best-selling novel 'Americanah' from Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira. Nyong'o will star, with Gurira showrunning and writing the pilot. 

Voting Opens Today for the 2019 E! PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS Photo Voting Opens Today for the 2019 E! PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Today, E! announced the commencement of voting for the 2019 “E! People's Choice Awards,” celebrating all forms of entertainment, chosen entirely by the people.  Starting with the fan nomination week back in August, E! engaged fans worldwide to submit their favorites in the various categories. Now it's time for them to select their choice from the eight nominees to determine the winner in each category representing movies, television, music and pop culture.

VIDEO: Watch a Special Look at STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Photo VIDEO: Watch a Special Look at STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2019

Thousands of fans attending D23 Expo this past weekend got an advance viewing of this special look at STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER. 

BLACK PANTHER 2 Sets 2022 Release Date Photo BLACK PANTHER 2 Sets 2022 Release Date
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2019

The sequel to the hit film Black Panther is set to release on May 6, 2022, according to Variety. The news was revealed at D23 expo today, August 24.

Release Date Announced For 355 With Lupita Nyong'o, Jessica Chastain Photo Release Date Announced For 355 With Lupita Nyong'o, Jessica Chastain
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Variety reports that upcoming spy thriller '355' will be released by Universal Pictures on January 14, 2021. Diane Kruger and Fan Bingbing also star.

BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Shahadi Wright Joseph on Broadway Beginnings, Black Gi Photo BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Shahadi Wright Joseph on Broadway Beginnings, Black Girl Magic, and Forging a Future in Film
by Matt Smith - Aug 13, 2019

'Naaaaaaaaaaants ingonyama bagithi Baba!' No matter who you are or where you're from, it's a sure bet you're familiar with those iconic introductory lines. Set against the majestic backdrop of the rising Serengeti sun, the universally-recognized African cry, beckoning scores of meerkats, elephants, antelope and giraffes to emerge and greet the newest member of their animal tribe, is the quintessential Disney opening that defined a generation. 

Drama Desk Award Winner And Tony Nominee Saycon Sengbloh Joins Line-Up For 4th Annual Photo Drama Desk Award Winner And Tony Nominee Saycon Sengbloh Joins Line-Up For 4th Annual Dallas Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

Last year, when Drama Desk Award Winner and Tony Nominee, Saycon Sengbloh, was in Dallas, she joined us for a mini-set at the Opening night of the Dallas Cabaret Festival.  This year, Ms. SENGBLOH returns to headline the  4th Annual Dallas Cabaret Festival!!  An accomplished performer of song, stage and screen, she comes back to close out the Festival the way she brought it in last year a?' with a BANG!

Apollo Theater Names Ta-Nehisi Coates Inaugural Artist-in-Residence Photo Apollo Theater Names Ta-Nehisi Coates Inaugural Artist-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

The Apollo Theater announced today that critically acclaimed writer, artist and thinker Ta-Nehisi Coates will begin the national book tour for his latest work, The Water Dancer, at the world-famous Apollo stage. The program will take place on Monday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. with a special guest to be announced.

VIDEO: Discovery Releases Trailer of Lupita Nyong'o in SERENGETI Photo VIDEO: Discovery Releases Trailer of Lupita Nyong'o in SERENGETI
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2019

Discovery Channel travels to the vast, nearly untouched plains of Tanzania in SERENGETI, a new innovative six-part series highlighting the majestic animals and their day-to-day lives living together. Created and produced by Emmy®-winner Simon Fuller (“American Idol,” “So You Think You Can Dance”) and directed and produced by Emmy®-winning wildlife filmmaker John Downer (“Penguin: Spy in The Huddle”), the six-part series gives unrivaled access to one of the most pristine and unspoiled corners of the Africa. Featuring a lush original score and narrated by Academy Award®-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, the groundbreaking series follows the heartwarming stories of a cast of African wildlife including lions, zebras, baboons and cheetahs over the course of a year, showcasing the dramatic moments that make each day of survival on the Serengeti a feat.

AVENGERS, A STAR IS BORN Take Home MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS - Full List of Winners! Photo AVENGERS, A STAR IS BORN Take Home MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS - Full List of Winners!
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Hosted by “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi, the “2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards” aired on Monday, June 17 from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

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