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American actor Bill Nunn – best known for his role as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing and as Daily Bugle editor Robbie Robertson in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy – has passed away aged 62 in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Nunn made his acting debut in 1988’s School Daze, and would reunit with director Spike Lee for Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues and He Got Game. His other screen credits included New Jack City, Regarding Henry, Sister Act, Kiss the Girls, Runaway Jury and Firehouse Dog.
Spike Lee has led the tributes to Nunn with the following posts on Instagram…
- Gary Collinson
The film is being produced by del Toro and J. Miles Dale (“The Vow”). Details of the plot are being kept under wraps other than being described as “a mysterious and magical journey” and “an other-worldly story set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963.”
Del Toro has revealed that the plot focuses on a mysterious creature, played by Jones.
Searcy is represented by Apa, Haven Entertainment, and Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Entertainment Law Firm.
- Dave McNary
The wolves of Wall Street have been an elusive target for television dramatists.
Even the wave of antiheroes unleashed by Tony Soprano has yet to yield a show revolving around the megalomaniacs who rule the financial sector.
Showtime chief David Nevins has long sought a series set in the investment arena, going back more than 15 years to his days as head of development at Fox. Writer-producers Brian Koppelman and David Levien have pursued the same prize on and off for a decade. Andrew Ross Sorkin, the influential New York Times business writer, knew there was great narrative drama to be mined from the world he covers.
The invisible hand of the market — with a little push from CAA — brought those mutual interests together during »
- Cynthia Littleton
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