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British-Nigerian Actor Zackary Momoh Will Star in the Upcoming HBO Series 'The Nevers'

The breakout star has been cast as a regular in the Victorian-era series.

After having his first phenomenal performance in the Emmy award-winning series Seven Seconds where he starred alongside Russell Hornby and Regina King, Zackary Momoh has landed a number of significant roles since then. Towards the beginning of the year, Momoh landed a role in Doctor Sleep, the sequel to the 1980 horror film The Shining, and is set to hit theaters in January of next year.

The actor will also be starring in the recently announced biopic of Harriet Tubman alongside Cynthia Erivo and fellow British-Nigerian actress Deborah Ayorinde. Even more recently, it's been reported that Momoh has been cast as a series regular in the upcoming Victorian-era HBO series The Nevers.

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Noma Dumezweni Has Been Tapped for a New HBO Series, 'The Undoing'

The Swazi-British actor will star alongside Nicole Kidman in a six-episode series based on Jean Hanff Korelitz's book, "You Should Have Known."

We'll be able to catch Noma Dumezweni starring in a limited HBO series very soon.

The Swazi-British actor is due to work alongside Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant and Donald Sutherland in The Undoing, a six-episode series based on Jean Hanff Korelitz's book, You Should Have Known, Deadline reports.

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3 Gems We Learned from Issa Rae's Stunning ESSENCE Cover Story

The "Insecure" maven opens up about her rapid growth and transformation in the entertainment industry in ESSENCE's April issue.

Issa Rae's graceful cover of ESSENCE Magazine's April issue has truly made our day.

I mean, just feast your eyes on how breathtaking she looks (thanks to photographer Itaysha Jordan) with New Orleans as the perfect backdrop:

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Issa Rae Has a Sketch Comedy Show Featuring All Black Women In the Works

HBO's upcoming "A Black Lady Sketch Show" will be the first sketch comedy TV show that's set to be written by, directed by and starring black women.

With less than a week left in January, Issa Rae is already owning 2019 in more ways than one.

A Black Lady Sketch Show, a new project that's in development with HBO under her banner Issa Rae Productions, is due to be the first sketch comedy show that will be written by, directed by and starring black women, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

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