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Mamoudou Athie reveals how he was cast in Jurassic World Dominion

Starring in his first big blockbuster role, Mamoudou Athie is one of the newest additions to the beloved Jurassic World franchise. Having made waves with his performance in the Netflix series Archive 81, Athie has now dove into the world of toothy dinosaurs in Colin Trevorrow’s final entry in the pre-historic series – Jurassic World Dominion.
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Jurassic World Dominion's Mamoudou Athie Talks Creating a New Character in an Established Franchise

Jurassic World: Dominion is finally being released in June and it will feature the return of many fan-favorite stars as well as some franchise newcomers. Mamoudou Athie (Oh Jerome, No, Underwater) is playing Ramsay Cole, a highly educated employee of the powerful biotech company Biosyn and colleague to Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum). ComicBook.com recently had the chance to chat with Athie about his character and asked what it was like developing a role in a film filled with established characters.
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Scene 2 Seen Podcast: ‘Archive 81’ Actor Mamoudou Athie Discusses His Growing Status As A Scream King In The Horror Genre

On this episode we have the talented Mamoudou Athie, He has a varied body of work including The Get Down, The Unicorn Store from Netflix and Amazon’s horror film Black Box. Athie also stars along side Kristen Stewart in the science fiction horror film Underwater, and will appear in Jurassic World: Dominion which debuts in theaters this year. The actor is currently starring in the Netflix horror series Archive 81, which follows archivist Dan Turner (Athie) who takes a mysterious job restoring a collection of damaged videotapes from 1994. He finds himself reconstructing the work of documentary filmmaker Melody Pendras (Dina...
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Mamoudou Athie Unpacks Archive 81

When your first major acting job is playing a living legend, it can have any number of effects on you. For Mamoudou Athie, it made him fearless. "I just remember being on set," he says of his experience playing the iconic DJ Grandmaster Flash in Baz Luhrmann's 2016 Netflix series, The Get Down, "and feeling like, as far as acting goes, nothing will ever scare me again."
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‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Star Mamoudou Athie Joins Amazon Studios’ ‘The Burial’

EXCLUSIVE:  Black Box actor Mamoudou Athie is reteaming with Amazon Studios for their feature The Burial, based on the New Yorker article by Jonathan Harr. Athie will star alongside Jamie Foxx, Tommy Lee Jones, and Jurnee Smollett, with Maggie Betts directing from a script written by Doug Wright. Based on a true story, The Burial follows a bankrupt funeral home owner, who decides to sue a rival businessman over a handshake deal gone wrong. The owner hires a flamboyant attorney to handle the case. Producers include Bobby Shriver via his Bobby Shriver Inc. label, Double Nickel Entertainment’s Adam Richman and Jenette Kahn, Foxx and...
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Mamoudou Athie

Being a professional actor comes with lots of ups and downs, but Mamoudou Athie is glad that he has finally reached the upswing in his career. The talented actor made his on-screen debut in 2015 and he has built a very solid resume during that time. However, the last few years have been especially exciting for him. He has appeared in several successful projects and he recently became the star of a new Netflix series called Archive 81. In the show, he plays an archivist named Dan who was hired to restore old videotapes that had been damaged in a fire. During the process, however, he realizes that the tapes hold something more sinister than he ever could’ve imagined. The role has been a great way for Mamoudou to share his talent with a massive audience, and fans are hoping to see a lot more from him in the future. Keep reading to learn 10 things you didn’t know about Mamoudou Athie.
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Archive 81 star Mamoudou Athie on why his character's fate is so fitting: 'He's a man stuck in time'

Warning: This article contains spoilers about the season 1 finale of Archive 81. Here's to hoping Archive 81's Dan Turner enjoys a good grunge aesthetic. In a season-ending shocker at the end of his investigation into what really happened to Melody Pendras (Dina Shihabi), Dan (played by Mamoudou Athie) attempts to save Melody from the "otherworld" in which she's been trapped. He succeeds in that, but ends up in a hospital in the '90s thanks to a portal-opening, time-jumping ritual performed by a witch — who also happens to be Melody's birth mother. (More on all of that here.)
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How Mamoudou Athie Of 'Archive 81' Learned To Live With No Regrets

Just hours after waking up to the news of Sidney Poitier’s death, Mamoudou Athie, an actor now strolling down the road that the Black cinema legend once paved, hops on Zoom with a pensive smile. “Hey, how’s it going?” he asks, and actually wants an honest answer.
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Mamoudou Athie will star in Chighali

Mamoudou Athie is to star in and produce 'Chighali'. The 'Black Box' actor has teamed up with Vespucci Group for the movie that is set in the Sahara Desert. The project is based in Mauritiana, the North African country where he is from. The flick is based on an audio...
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