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Is it hot in here or is it just Boris Kodjoe? The 43-year-old Austrian-born actor has been making us all swoon for years now in films like Love & Basketball, Brown Sugar, and the Resident Evil film series. You've also probably seen him on Showtime's Soul Food or the current CBS medical drama Code Black. In between acting gigs, the proud father of two is married to his equally gorgeous wife, actress Nicole Ari Parker, whom he met on the set of the Soul Food TV series 11 years ago. There's also the fact that the German/Ghanaian heartthrob speaks four languages (including German and French) that makes Boris certifiably crush-worthy. Keep reading to see 17 Instagram photos of Boris that might leave you weak in the knees. »
- Terry Carter
Joseph Baxter Sep 9, 2016
Greg Berlanti’s small screen DC Comics universe is continuing to evolve. With Berlanti’s television family currently consisting of Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl recently making the network migration from CBS to the CW fold, it seems that another potential player, this time a legendary, spark-shooting African-American superhero, could imminently emerge in a Black Lightning TV series.
According to Deadline, the CW’s DC Comics small screen maestro Greg Berlanti will team up with the husband-wife creative duo of Mara Brock Akil and husband Salim Akil to develop new comic book hero show Black Lightning. The Akils come to the table with »
The family drama is currently airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m. and has become the summer’s top-rated new cable series among women and total viewers, delivering record ratings for Own. The most recent episode was Own’s most watched Wednesday telecast in network history with 2.3 million viewers.
“We are incredibly proud of the success of ‘Greenleaf’ and excited to bring Kathleen’s talents to the show,” said Erik Logan, President, Own. “Her vast experience and passion for storytelling will be a great complement to an already fantastic team.”
“We’re proud to partner with Own on this critically-acclaimed breakout series and delighted to add a talent of Kathleen »
- Laura Prudom
ABC is virtually traveling back in time, about six weeks, to tinker with the cast of its new Time After Time series.
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Based on the Karl Alexander novel and 1979 movie, Time After Time stars Freddie Stroma (UnREAL) as a young H.G. Wells, who travels in his time machine to modern-day New York to chase after Jack the Ripper (Revenge‘s Josh Bowman).
In the original pilot, Regina Taylor (The Unit) costarred as Vanessa Anders, an art museum bigwig who harbors a special connection to Wells (as revealed in the trailer below). Per our sister site Deadline, »
“Time After Time” has recast the role of Vanessa Anders ahead of the ABC time-travel drama’s premiere next season. Nicole Ari Parker will replace Regina Taylor as the billionaire philanthropist, avid art collector and current owner of the time machine H.G. Wells uses in the pilot to travel to 2016. The character also reveals in the series’ trailer that she is H.G. Wells’ great-granddaughter. The recasting comes as the character is being re-conceived ahead of the show’s premiere, currently slated for midseason. Also Read: 8 New TV Shows We're Dying to See Based on First-Look Trailers (Videos) Parker’s previous »
- Reid Nakamura
Warner Bros. TV has opened the application process for its third annual Television Directors’ Workshop, a program designed to give aspiring and diverse directors the chance to break into primetime television.
The Wbtv Directors’ Workshop aims to prepare directors from other mediums — feature films, music videos and commercials — for the transition to episodic TV, as well as to seek out fresh, diverse voices from within the creative community, to help provide increased opportunities to women and ethnic minority helmers.
The 12-week master class course will run from May through August and is taught by director and author Bethany Rooney, with other industry professionals providing insights as guest speakers. Past participants include Zetna Fuentes, who went on to direct episodes of “Pretty Little Liars” and iZombie”; Antonio Negret, who subsequently helmed episodes of “Arrow,” “The Flash” and the “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”; and Richard Speight, Jr., who made his episodic »
- Laura Prudom
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