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Mahershala Ali To Star As Boxer Jack Johnson In HBO Limited Series | TV News

  Two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali has already found success at HBO with the third season of True Detective, and he’s teaming up with the network again, this time for a limited series revolving around the life of boxer Jack Johnson.   Ali will star as the legendary boxer in a series titled Unruly, which he himself will executive produce[…]

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Mahershala Ali To Star In Drama ‘Swan Song’ For Apple TV+ | Film News

  Two-time Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali has signed on to produce and star in the “genre-bending drama” Swan Song for Apple TV+. Fellow Academy Award winner Benjamin Cleary – who secured an Oscar for Best Live-Action Short in 2016 for Stutterer – will write and direct the film.   The project is set in the near future and “explores[…]

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Jordan Peele Turns Down Offer To Direct MCU ‘Blade’ Reboot | Film News

  Last weekend, Mahershala Ali was revealed to be Marvel’s new Blade to a rapturous audience at San Diego Comic-Con. Once the dust settled, and Kevin Feige confirmed we wouldn’t be seeing the half-human half-vampire until Phase 5, rumours began circulating as to which director would helm the film. Jordan Peele was, naturally, a popular choice, but he has reportedly[…]

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Mahershala Ali Will Be Blade In Marvel’s Phase 5 | Film News

  2000’s X-Men and 2002’s Spider-Man are usually the go-to films cited as early examples of today’s superhero films. But a movie that’s often forgotten during this discussion is 1998’s Blade. Wesley Snipes starred as the half-human half-vampire and the film was a gritty, noir-esque adventure back when everyone thought superhero meant wearing a cape.   Blade did just as[…]

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Mahershala Ali Eyeing Starring Role In Prison Movie ‘Solitary’ | Film News

  Two-time Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali has found his next role. He reportedly plans to star in the prison drama Solitary for Fox Searchlight. The studio has purchased the movie rights to Albert Woodfox‘s 2019 memoir chronicling the 43 years he spent in solitary confinement in Louisiana’s Angola Prison.   Woodfox and Herman Wallace were indicted in 1972 for[…]

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