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FX has begun casting the new series Powers by officially signing Charles S. Dutton for the first major part.
Dutton will take on the role of Captain Cross, the head of the homicide department where detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim investigate the often-sordid underbelly of the superhero world.
Onscreen most recently in Legion, Dutton has been a successful film and television actor for the last 25 years. He starred in the 90s Fox television series Roc and has since popped up in everything from Alien 3, Gothika, and Cookie’s Fortune, to more socially conscious films like Get on the Bus. He also showed up on two episodes of House M.D. in 2006 and 2007.
Announcing the casting of Captain Cross first may come as a bit of a surprise, but it goes a long way in ...
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Actor De'aundre Bonds was released from prison last month after serving nearly 10 years behind bars for manslaughter -- and TMZ has emotional footage of his first moments of freedom. In 2001, Bonds -- who had roles in films like "The Wood," "Get on the Bus," and "Sunset Park" -- was convicted of manslaughter in the death of his aunt's boyfriend. He was finally released from Chuckawalla Valley State Prison on March 29, where his mom was there to pick him up. »
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"Most of my career has been spent doing things I haven't done before," says the affable, but slightly reserved André Braugher. "I've done horror, sci-fi, spy, thriller, a lot of history, and now finally a comedy. I've got some cop shows and doctor shows. The only thing I don't have is a 'Star Trek,' series and I don't have a lawyer show."Best known as the tough detective Frank Pembleton on the gritty crime drama "Homicide: Life on the Street" and currently the somewhat beleaguered Owen Thoreau Jr. on TNT's dryly amusing "Men of a Certain Age," Braugher also has extensive theater credits—including "Henry V," "Hamlet," "Measure for Measure," and "Coriolanus." He can now be seen Off-Broadway, at the Manhattan Theatre Club, in Matthew Lopez's "The Whipping Man," directed by Doug Hughes. Set in Richmond in 1865, "The Whipping Man" is a three-character play, recounting the evolving »
3 items from 2011
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