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Photo Flash: First Look at Aziza Barnes' Blks at McC

Previews are underway for McC Theater's New York Premiere production of Blks, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast features Marie Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers and Coral Pea. Blks began performances on Saturday, April 20th in the Newman Mills Theater at The Robert W. Wilson McC Theater Space 511 West 52nd Street, with an official opening night set for Thursday, May 9th.
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Bww TV: Meet the Company of McC's Blks!

McC Theater will soon present the New York Premiere production of Blks, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast will feature Marie Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers and Coral Pea. The creative team for Blks includes scenic design by Clint Ramos, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Alex Jainchill, sound design by Palmer Hefferan, and casting by Telsey CompanyAdam Caldwell,Csa, William Cantler, Csa, Karyn Casl, Csa. The Production Stage Manager is Brett Anders.
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‘Godfather Of Harlem’: Giancarlo Esposito To Star In Epix Drama Series

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‘Godfather Of Harlem’: Giancarlo Esposito To Star In Epix Drama Series
Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul’s Giancarlo Esposito has been cast as one of the leads opposite Forest Whitaker in Godfather of Harlem, Epix’s straight-to-series crime drama from Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein and ABC Signature Studios.

Written by Brancato and Eckstein, Godfather of Harlem is inspired by the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from 10 years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control. During the brutal battle, he forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X (Nigél Thatch) – catching Malcolm’s political rise in the crosshairs of social upheaval and a mob war that threatens to tear the city apart.

Esposito will play Adam Clayton Powell. Baptist Minister, Harlem Congressman, and man of many appetites,
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‘Godfather Of Harlem’: Paul Sorvino To Star In Epix Drama Series

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‘Godfather Of Harlem’: Paul Sorvino To Star In Epix Drama Series
Exclusive: Paul Sorvino is set for a role in Godfather of Harlem, Epix’s straight-to-series crime drama starring and executive produced by Forest Whitaker. The series hails from Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein and ABC Signature Studios. Vincent D’Onofrio, Ilfenesh Hadera, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Nigél Thatch, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Lucy Fry also star.

Written and executive produced by Brancato and Eckstein, Godfather of Harlem is inspired by the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from 10 years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control. During the brutal battle, he forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X (Thatch) – catching Malcolm’s political rise in the crosshairs of social upheaval and a mob war that threatens to tear the city apart.
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‘Godfather Of Harlem’: Nigél Thatch To Star As Malcolm X In Epix Drama Series

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Nigél Thatch, who received critical praise for his role as Malcolm X in Oscar-nominated Selma, is set to reprise the role

in Godfather of Harlem, Epix’s straight-to-series crime drama, starring and executive produced by Forest Whitaker. The series hails from Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, and ABC Signature Studios. Vincent D’Onofrio, Ilfenesh Hadera and Antoinette Crowe-Legacy also star.

Written and executive produced by Brancato and Eckstein, Godfather of Harlem is inspired by the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control. During the brutal battle, he forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X (Thatch) – catching Malcolm’s political rise in the crosshairs of social upheaval and
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‘Godfather Of Harlem’: Antoinette Crowe-Legacy Joins Forest Whitaker Epix Series

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‘Godfather Of Harlem’: Antoinette Crowe-Legacy Joins Forest Whitaker Epix Series
Newcomer Antoinette Crowe-Legacy has been cast in a major role opposite Forest Whitaker in Godfather of Harlem, Epix’s straight-to-series crime drama, starring and executive produced by Whitaker. The series hails from Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, and ABC Signature Studios. Vincent D’Onofrio and Ilfenesh Hadera also star.

Written and executive produced by Brancato and Eckstein, Godfather of Harlem tells the true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control. During the brutal battle, he forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X – catching Malcolm’s political rise in the crosshairs of social upheaval and a mob war that threatens to tear the city apart.

Crowe-Legacy will play Elise,
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