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Ruth Negga to judge film scheme in the Mid-West

An award-winning Oscar nominated Limerick actress has been announced of one of the judges for short film scheme in the Mid-West. Ruth Negga is one of this year's judges for the ENGINE Short Film Scheme, a new short film scheme for emerging talent locally. Run by Innovate Limerick through Film...
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Rock Doc “Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché” Lands at Utopia, Ruth Negga Narrates

Celeste Bell’s ode to her trailblazing mother has secured worldwide distribution. Utopia scored rights to “Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché” ahead of its world premiere at this week’s Glasgow Film Festival. A press release confirmed the news. Set to make its North American premiere at SXSW in March, “Poly...
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Ruth Negga will star as Josephine Baker in a new limited series

The television drama is being developed for ABC Signature by LeBron James's entertainment brand, The SpringHill Company. There is hardly a shortage of famous figures born of the Roaring Twenties (F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ma Rainey, Ernest Hemingway, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, the list goes on), all of whom left indelible marks on art, culture, fashion, music and literature. But perhaps few of these towering greats took on such a multi-hyphenate role as Josephine Baker. The legendary entertainer wasn't simply a celebrated dancer and style star — she was a spy for the French Resistance during World War II and later, an American civil rights activist.
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Ruth Negga Will Star As Josephine Baker in a New Limited Series

There is hardly a shortage of famous figures born of the Roaring Twenties (F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ma Rainey, Ernest Hemingway, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, the list goes on), all of whom left indelible marks on art, culture, fashion, music, and literature. But perhaps few of these towering greats took on such a multi-hyphenate role as Josephine Baker. The legendary entertainer wasn't simply a celebrated dancer and style star—she was a spy for the French Resistance during World War II and later, an American civil rights activist.
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Ruth Negga to Lead ABC Signature’s Josephine Baker Miniseries

Ruth Negga to lead ABC Signature’s Josephine Baker miniseries. According to Deadline, ABC Signature is currently in the process of developing a new limited series about American-born French performer and civil rights activist Josephine Baker with Oscar nominee Ruth Negga attached for the leading role. On top of starring, Negga will also be serving as an executive producer.
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Ruth Negga To Play Josephine Baker

“Preacher” and “Loving” star Ruth Negga is attached to play legendary Jazz Age performer and civil rights activist Josephine Baker in ABC Signature’s limited drama series “Josephine”. “David Makes Man” showrunner Dee Harris-Lawrence, Emmy-nominated director Millicent Shelton, and NBA legend LeBron James are all behind the project which is being...
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‘Josephine’: Ruth Negga To Star In Limited Series Drama About Legendary Jazz Performer And Activist Josephine Baker

It’s about time we start recognizing how great Ruth Negga is. The star of “Loving” and the recent Sundance film “Passing” has been doing consistently good work since she starred in the cult TV series “Misfits,” but she hasn’t really had a star vehicle until now. Ruth Negga is now set to play the legendary actress, singer, civil rights activist and French Resistance agent Josephine Baker in the new limited series “Josephine.”
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‘Josephine’ Limited Series Will Star Ruth Negga as Josephine Baker

Ruth Negga will play actress, singer, French Resistance agent, and civil rights activist Josephine Baker in Josephine, a limited series in development at ABC Signature. The series comes from writer Dee Harris-Lawrence, director Millicent Shelton, and LeBron James and Maverick Carter‘s The Springhill Company and will follow Baker’s experience of being an “international superstar and decorated WW2 spy,” and that sounds like the type of show that’s going to be a must-see.
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Ruth Negga to star in a Josephine Baker limited series

And Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. vet Negga will play one of the most influential female entertainers of the 20th century in Josephine. David Makes Man showrunner Dee Harris-Lawrence will helm Josephine, which will tell the story of the legendary Jazz age performer and civil rights activist. As Deadline notes, "Baker was recently discovered by a new generation through HBO’s very influential 2020 series Lovecraft Country, which featured the American-born French entertainer, played by Carra Patterson." Josephine will be made for ABC Signature and shopped around.
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Ruth Negga To Play Josephine Baker In Limited Series From ABC Signature And LeBron James

Ruth Negga will finally make a film in the era she seemed to be created for--the 1920s--when she becomes Josephine Baker in an upcoming limited series. According to Deadline, Negga will portray the legendary singer, dancer, World War II spy and activist in Josephine, a limited series by ABC Signature Studios with LeBron James' Springhill Company. Director Millicent Shelton and David Makes Man showrunner Dee Harris-Lawrence are behind the project, with Harris-Lawrence writing the script and Shelton directing. Negga will executive produce along with Harris-Lawrence and The Springhill Company.