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Hidden Figures Coming To The Stage From Disney Theatrical Productions
Also starring were Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Glen Powell, and Mahershala Ali The Hidden Figures stage show will also be looking to hire a creative team of Black artists for the show Deadline had the news. Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae), Katherine Johnson (Taraji P Henson), and Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) celebrate their[...]
David Leitch at the Los Angeles premiere of "John Wick" held at the ArcLight Cinemas in Los Angeles on October 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
The Blade reboot is set to star Mahershala Ali, whose previous MCU stint was the featured season one antagonist on Netflix's Luke Cage as Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes Ali takes over the role from Wesley Snipes, who starred as the vampire anti-hero in Marvel's first successful film trilogy in 1998, which wasn't related to the MCU. Credit:[...]
Mahershala Ali – Luke Cage's Cottonmouth – is the New Blade
It was an end-of-panel appearance and mention at Marvel's Hall H presentation, for Mahershala Ali to come up on stage and for Kevin Feige to announce that he would be the new Blade in a Marvel Studios reboot of the character. Created by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan for Marvel Comics in the comic book The[...]
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That story could be coming to cinemas soon, with Mahershala Ali voicing interest in the lead role. Deadline announced that Fox Searchlight was making a deal to pick up the rights to Solitary, the memoir that Albert Woodfox wrote about his time in solitary confinement while incarcerated in the Louisiana State Penitentiary At the time of[...]
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Mahershala Ali plays a double-dealing gang boss with just the right amount of nuance for what might otherwise be a one-dimensional role We even get Jeff Fahey as a cyborg bounty hunter who uses robot dogs Jackie Earle Haley plays a monstrous cyborg with layers of emotional anguish under his murderous sadism But in the[...]
'True Detective': HBO Open to Season 4 for Crime Anthology Series
One thing that isn't debatable: halfway through its eight-episode run, the third season of Nic Pizzolatto's anthology series has proven both a critical and ratings success. In an interview with Deadline Hollywood, HBO President of Programming Casey Bloys shared that the cable network were very pleased with how the Mahershala Ali-headlined season is performing: "Creatively, ratings-wise, it did everything[...]
True Detective Sparks a Slow Noir Burn with 'The Big Never' (SPOILER REVIEW)
Wayne Hays (Mahershala Ali) in 2015 has been grappling with dementia, but he's been having patches of clarity as he reflects on the investigation of the missing Purcell kids from 1980 The last shot of that episode finds the elder Hays coming to his senses outside of the Purcell home: disoriented, still in his pajamas,[...]
True Detective Season 3: Mahershala Ali's Timeless Search for Truth (TRAILER)
ET/PT, the eight-episode season follows Academy Award Winner Mahershala Ali's (Moonlight) Detective Wayne Hays over three time periods as he struggles to get to the truth behind a haunting series of crimes Joining Ali this season are Stephen Dorff, Carmen Ejogo, Mamie Gummer, and Scoot McNairy. https://youtu.be/RZP6t1FmVO8 TRUE DETECTIVE Season 3 tells the story of a macabre crime[...]
True Detective Season 3: HBO, Alamo Drafthouse Team Up for Early Screenings
On December 18, the cable giant is partnering with the theater chain to host screenings at 18 theaters across the country – and the cost? Well, the screenings are free but… tickets are reserved via purchase of a $5 food/drink voucher. HBO Here's a list of the particpating Alamo Drafthouse theaters, and you can purchase tickets (if there[...]
True Detective Season 3: New Trailer, Images Highlight Mahershala Ali's Wayne Hays
Fans of HBO's True Detective are getting a more intimate look at Academy Award Winner Mahershala Ali's (Moonlight) Detective Wayne Hays in the newest trailer/preview for the series' third season Set to premiere on Sunday, January 13, from 9 – 10 p.m ET/PT, the eight-episode season 3 follows the detective over three time periods as[...]
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HBO's much acclaimed anthology series True Detective is coming back for a third season, and today the cable network shared the first teaser trailer for it. This season stars Oscar winner Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Luke Cage) as Wayne Hays, a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas We also see glimpses of Carmen Ejogo (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Selma)[...]
Marvel's Luke Cage Season 1: It's Even Better the Second Time Around
I thought Cottonmouth (Mahershala Ali) was a brilliant villain and the series dipped after he was gone Mariah (Alfre Woodard) and Shades (Theo Rossi) were good, but Diamondback (Erik LaRay Harvey) was almost silly in his over-the-top act. My thoughts on the series now are that it was made by people who love the character and[...]
Marvel's Luke Cage Season 1, Episode 5 Recap: Just to Get a Rep
This article contains spoilers for Marvel's Luke Cage season 1, episode 5, 'Just to Get a Rep'. . . . . . This episode starts with Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stoke (Mahershala Ali) watching an act do soundcheck while we see Luke Cage (Mike Colter) digging through the rubble of his collapsed building He's no longer trying to hide his abilities, and Misty[...]
Who's Gonna Take the Weight?
Then we get the opening credits. We jump to earlier in the day where we see both Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes (Mahershala Ali) and Luke mourning as the news talks of Pop's death Luke heads over to the shop, where people have been leaving flowers outside in as a tribute Then we see a couple of Cottonmouth's delivery[...]
Code of the Streets
Luke corrects him — there were four thugs. Pops gives him the rundown on how Mariah shakes down the business in the area and how she and Cottonmouth (Mahershala Ali) are cousins He talks about how he's certain that Cottonmouth would come looking for Chico, when a moment later he shows up with Shades (Theo Rossi)[...]
Moment of Truth
On his way to his second job, he gets hit up for the rent by his landlord Connie, who also owns a Chinese restaurant. We move over to the club, Harlem's Paradise, where we first meet Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes (Mahershala Ali) and Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) Luke works as a dishwasher but is asked to fill[...]
True Detective Season 3 Shuffle: Game of Thrones' Jeremy Saulnier Leaves, Jack Ryan's Daniel Sackheim to Direct
After filming on the second episode was complete, it became clear to both the cable giant and Saulnier that the project would run long and potentially conflict with his ability to take on additional projects. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xyu_MdKBXicVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: True Detective Season 1 Opening Credits | HBO (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xyu_MdKBXic) Set to tell the story[...]
True Detective Season 3: Brandon Flynn and Michael Graziadei Cast
Credit (Flynn, left; Graziadei, right): Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com 13 Reasons Why's Brandon Flynn and Michael Graziadei (Good Girls Revolt) are set to join the third season of  Nic Pizzolatto's crime anthology series True Detective, as it appears HBO will be employing every SAG actor on file for the multi-generational mystery. Set to tell the story of a macabre crime in the heart[...]
True Detective Season 3 Adds Sarah Gadon and Emily Nelson
Credit (Sarah Gadon, left): DFree – Shutterstock.com / (Emily Nelson, right): Theo & Juliet HBO continues to round out the third season of series creator Nic Pizzolatto's crime anthology series True Detective, announcing the additions of Alias Grace's Sarah Gadon and Emily Nelson (Code Black) to the cast. Set to tell the story of a macabre crime in the[...]
Scoot McNairy
Reportedly, season 3 will be about "macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks" and a "mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods." According to Deadline, Halt & Catch Fire's Scoot McNairy has been cast as Tom, a father who suffers a terrible loss which ties his fate to that of two state[...]
True Detective Season 3 Adds Stephen Dorff to HBO Anthology Series
Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com With details on the third season of HBO's True Detective finally starting to surface, there comes word that Stephen Dorff (Blade, Wheeler) is set to star opposite Mahershala Ali (House of Cards, Luke Cage) and Carmen Ejogo (Selma, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) in the newest season of Nic[...]
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They've also released a short featurette about Mahershala Ali's character Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes He was one of four villains going up against Luke Cage (Mike Colter) along with Theo Rossi as Hernan 'Shades' Alvarez, Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard and Erik LaRay Harvey as Willis 'Diamondback' Stryker And while the others each brought something unique[...]
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Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Marvel's Luke Cage) has been confirmed as the star, playing Wayne Hays, an Arkansas State police detective After moving the second season to Los Angeles, the series will return to a more rural area, the Ozarks, like the premiere season. The Logline for the season reads: "The next installment of True Detective tells the[...]
True Detective Season 3: Mahershala Ali Set To Star, 5 Scripts Complete
Though an official greenlight has yet to be announced, HBO confirmed rumors from earlier this month that actor Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, House of Cards) has been cast to star in a potential third season of True Detective, the cable network's crime anthology series Speaking on Wednesday at the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour, HBO[...]
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Word is that True Detective season 3 is happening and Luke Cage's Mahershala Ali is going to star According to the Tracking Board, the deal isn't done yet, but it looks good according to their sources But… the third season itself has not gotten the greenlight yet from HBO The series likes to go for[...]