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Barry Jenkins lands Thuso Mbedu, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Pierre for ‘Underground Railroad’

(Left) Barry Jenkins, (top) Thuso Mbedu, Aaron Pierre, (bottom) Joel Edgerton, Chase W. Dillon After a long search, Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) has found the lead for his 11-episode limited series The Underground Railroad, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead. 27-year old South African actress Thuso Mbedu will play the 15-year old fearless and rebellious …

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TV Review: ‘Guava Island’

Rihanna and Donald Glover in Guava Island (Amazon Prime) It’s starting to feel like summertime with Guava Island When News broke in 2018 that Donald Glover, alternatively known by his musical pseudonym Childish Gambino, was working on a secret film project, to be helmed by his creative partner Hiro Murai (who directed Glover in some episodes of Atlanta as well …

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