Aml Ameen


Aml Ameen on Significance of BET+ Series 'The Porter,' and Playing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 'Rustin' (Exclusive)

Fresh off the success of his history-making rom-com Boxing Day, Aml Ameen is back in the net BET+ series The Porter. Starring alongside greats such as Alfre Woodard, Aml plays Junior in the 8-episode Canadian civil rights drama about the unionizing of train porters is also part of a revolution in Canadian TV toward greater Black representation on the CBC. Set in the roaring 1920s in Montreal and Chicago, the story follows two Black railway porters/war buddies, who hustle, dream, cross borders, and confront racial barriers on and off the railways across North America.
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Aml Ameen on Having an All-Black Writers Room for BET’s 'The Porter'

BET’s "The Porter," tells the stories of those who have fought on and off the railroads to create the first Black labor union between the United States and Canada, premiering on May 5. Actor Aml Ameen joined Cheddar News to talk about starring on the show and also discussed having an all-Black writers' room. "We're living in the age of authenticity," he said. "I think audiences crave that truth these days."
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Actor/producer Aml Ameen brings the true story ‘The Porter’ to TV

Lately, Aml Ameen has been wearing many hats. He currently stars in and serves as a producer in BET+’s new series ‘The Porter.’ Based on true events, the 8-episode drama depicts the start of unionization by black train workers during the 1920’s. ‘The Porter’ premieres on May 5, 2022 Ameen’s creative prowess was on display […]

Aml Ameen, Colin Morgan & Sophia Brown Join Felicity Jones & Mark Strong In Thriller ‘Borderland’ As Filming Gets Underway

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Cast has been finalized on Borderland, the long-gestating thriller set on the paranoid streets of 1970s London. Confirmed as starring are Aml Ameen (I May Destroy You) and Colin Morgan (Belfast), who lead an ensemble cast featuring Felicity Jones (Rogue One), Mark Strong (1917), Sophia Brown (The Witcher: Blood Origin) and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (Avengers: Endgame). The project is now shooting in Glasgow. Sky has boarded the pic and will release on Sky Cinema in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Austria and Switzerland in 2022; theatrical releases will take place outside of those markets, including...

Aml Ameen and Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock on bringing realism to the rom-com in Boxing Day

It’s unlikely you’ll find a more charming and festive-feeling movie this Christmas than Aml Ameen’s writing/directing debut, Boxing Day. To mark the film’s release, we had the pleasure of speaking to the creator and leading star Ameen, as well as Leigh-Anne Pinnock, famed of course for being part of Little Mix, now starring in her very first movie.

Aml Ameen on directing the UK’s first all-Black Christmas romcom

As a child actor, Aml Ameen performed with Michael Jackson at the Brit Awards – yes, he was there when Jarvis Cocker famously crashed the stage – and appeared in West End productions of Oliver! and Jolson. The ambitious Londoner has since carved out an impressive adult acting career with film roles in Kidulthood, the first Maze Runner movie and Idris Elba’s directorial debut Yardie. On TV, we recently saw him as well-meaning City boy Simon in Michaela Coel’s zeitgeist-defining I May Destroy You.

Aml Ameen is torn between two women in trailer for ‘Boxing Day’

Warner Bros has debuted a new trailer for Aml Ameen’s upcoming comedy ‘Boxing Day.’. Melvin, a British author living in America, returns home to London for the holidays to introduce his American fiancée (Lisa) to his eccentric British-Caribbean family. Their relationship is put to the test, as she discovers the world Melvin left behind revolves around his ex-girlfriend (Georgia), who is now an international pop star!