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Actor Morris Chestnut Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Wednesday honoring actor Morris Chestnut, best known for his roles in such films as “Boyz n the Hood,” “The Brothers,” “The Perfect Holiday,” “Think Like a Man,” “The Best Man” and its sequel, “The Best Man Holiday.”
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Morris Chestnut was glad Our Kind of People is tackling colorism

“Colorism is definitely an issue within our culture,” Chestnut tells TVLine. “It’s definitely something we had to explore in this series, and it’s something that should be talked about because it’s one of those unspoken things. People have certain thoughts and ideas about it, and it was important for me.” Actress Tasha Smith, who directed the first two episodes and acted as a casting consultant, agrees. “To tell stories in a way that none of us have seen is necessary, especially when you employ beautiful, dark-skinned, chocolate women,” says Smith. “The roles that Yaya (DaCosta) and Nadine (Ellis) are playing are not roles we always get as darker-skinned women. I wanted to see myself on the screen.”
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‘The Resident’: Morris Chestnut “Isn’t Sure” About His Future In Fox Medical Drama

Morris Chestnut is gearing up to premiere his new series Fox’s Our Kind of People from executive producer Lee Daniels and isn’t sure where that leaves his character’s future in the network’s medical drama The Resident. “I’m not sure exactly what’s going to happen with The Resident,” he revealed during the TCA panel presentation for Our Kind of People on Wednesday. “I love the cast; I love everything about that show but I also love everything about this show.” He continued, “I actually had an opportunity to go back to The Resident full time but when the opportunity came to be on...
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Morris Chestnut To Exec-Produce Movie ‘Greenwood Avenue’ About Tulsa Race Massacre

EXCLUSIVE: Actor and producer Morris Chestnut (The Resident) is part of the producing team behind new feature Greenwood Avenue, about the Tulsa Race Massacre of 100 years ago. The film will chart the story of a Philadelphia lawyer who follows a mysterious lead to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to discover the events of the Black Wall Street massacre of 1921 and her family’s connection to it.
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Morris Chestnut to Star in Fox Drama Series ‘Our Kind of People’

Morris Chestnut has been cast in a lead role of the Fox drama series “Our Kind of People,” Variety has learned. Chestnut currently appears in the Fox medical drama “The Resident.” According to an individual with knowledge of the situation, Chestnut would continue on “The Resident” in a recurring role in addition to starring in “Our Kind of People,” with “The Resident” expected to be renewed as part of Fox’s upfront presentation.
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Morris Chestnut to Star in Lee Daniels’ ‘Our Kind of People’ for Fox. Morris Chestnut will pull double duty for Fox next season. The actor has been cast as the male lead in the network’s upcoming Lee Daniels drama Our Kind of People. Chestnut, who has also been…. BET Awards:...
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The Resident season 4: Where is Morris Chestnut, Barrett Cain now?

Tonight on The Resident season 4 episode 6, there were some new questions — but also plenty of old ones when it comes to Barrett Cain. So where is Morris Chestnut’s character now? The last we saw him, he was shipped off to the same place he used to send some of his own old patients. It was a dose of karma for a character who was manipulative, power-hungry, and overall unlikable. It still remains to be seen if this is someone who can ever earn redemption if and when he comes out of his current state.
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Morris Chestnut Hints at New Love Interest in ‘Best Man’ Series

There may be a new love interest for Morris Chestnut’s character. When speaking about The Best Man, Morris Chestnut chooses his words wisely. Morris Chestnut tries not to spill the tea bout his character in the Best Man series. The star tells TMZ it’s been a long time since fans saw his character, Lance Sullivan go through an emotional roller coaster following his wife Mia’s (Monica Calhoun) death from cancer.
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Morris Chestnut Hints at New Love Interest in 'Best Man' Series on Peacock

Morris Chestnut is choosing his words very carefully, but it's clear his 'Best Man' character will be moving on romantically in the new TV series based on the hit movies. The 'Best Man' star tells TMZ ... it's been a long time since fans saw his character, Lance Sullivan, go through an emotional roller coaster following his wife Mia's (Monica Calhoun) death from cancer.
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