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A Lakers Abyss, Embiid Tales, Boston’s Bad Luck, and Will Smith Fallout With Chris Mannix and Larry Wilmore

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Bucks’ win over the 76ers and wonders “Is this two-year Lakers collapse the worst of any modern title team?” (3:05). Then Bill talks with SI’s Chris Mannix about Joel Embiid, the 76ers’ playoff hopes, the third-place Celtics, the Eastern Conference standings, and more (20:34). Next Bill is joined by Larry Wilmore to discuss the Oscars, the 11th-place Lakers, and HBO’s Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty (1:06:16).
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Onyx Collective on Hulu Orders Legal Drama From Producers Kerry Washington, Larry Wilmore; Emayatzy Corinealdi to Star

Onyx Collective on Hulu has greenlit the legal drama “Reasonable Doubt” starring Emayatzy Corinealdi in their first scripted series order, Variety has learned. The series was originally reported as being in development at Onyx Collective back in July after having previously been in the works at ABC. “Reasonable Doubt” will be executive produced by Kerry Washington and Pilar Savone for Simpson Street and Larry Wilmore via Wilmore Films. Raamla Mohamed is writing and executive producing the series, which features an all-Black writing staff. Attorney Shawn Holley is a co-executive producer as is Jon Leshay. ABC Signature will produce. Simpson Street and Mohamed are...
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Disney’s Onyx Collective orders legal drama Reasonable Doubt from Kerry Washington and Larry Wilmore

Reasonable Doubt, which will stream on Hulu, is the first series ordered from the recently launched brand dedicated to releasing work from creators of color and underrepresented voices. Raamla Mohamed will write the series, with Washington and Wilmore serving as executive producers. Ballers and Hand of God alum Emayatzy Corinealdi will star, playing a defense attorney. "Reasonable Doubt centers on Jax Stewart (Corinealdi), a lawyer with questionable ethics and wild interpretations of the law — who’s also the most brilliant and fearless defense attorney in Los Angeles and bucks the justice system every chance she gets," per The Hollywood Reporter. Washington will direct the first episode.
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TV Legend Larry Wilmore Shares His Top Five Black Sitcoms

Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay break down Sha’Carri Richardson’s last-place finish at the Prefontaine Classic (6:33), before welcoming a true television legend to the podcast, Larry Wilmore, to discuss his career as a writer, comedian, and producer on some of your favorite shows (25:45). Plus, the FDA has approved the Pfizer vaccine and Trump gets booed in Alabama (1:05:02), while Jay-Z and Beyoncé do an ad for Tiffany that has the internet abuzz (1:17:37).
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Larry Wilmore, Rainn Wilson Join Annette Bening and Bryan Cranston in ‘Jerry and Marge Go Large’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Larry Wilmore and Rainn Wilson are joining Annette Bening and Bryan Cranston in an upcoming Paramount Plus lotto hack project. “Jerry and Marge Go Large,” announced recently as one of the first original films at the ViacomCBS streaming platform, is from director David Frankel. The film tells the remarkable true story of how retiree Jerry Selbee (Cranston) discovered a mathematical loophole in the Massachusetts lottery and, with the help of his wife, Marge (Bening), wins $27 million dollars and uses the money to revive their small Michigan town. Wilmore is an Emmy winner whose credits include “The Laundromat,” and he also served as...
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Rainn Wilson and Larry Wilmore cast in Jerry and Marge Go Large

Rainn Wilson and Larry Wilmore have joined the cast of 'Jerry and Marge Go Large'. The pair have been approached to star with Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening in David Frankel's film, which will be one of the first original movies on the ViacomCBS streaming service. The project tells the...
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