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Simon Rex, Uzo Aduba, Jim Gaffigan Among Those Rounding Out All-Star Cast Of Comedy ‘Providence’ From Limelight And Boies Schiller Entertainment

Click here to read the full article. Tim Blake Nelson, Uzo Aduba, Simon Rex, Nina Arianda, Jim Gaffigan, José María Yazpik and Joey Lauren Adams have rounded out the cast of, Providence, a comedy from Dylan Sellers and Chris Parker’s Limelight and David Boies and Zack Schiller’s Boies Schiller Entertainment. Lily James, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Himesh Patel are set to star with Potsy Ponciroli directing. Michael Vukadinovich penned the script. Limelight and BSE will fully finance and produce, along with Shannon Houchins’ Hideout Pictures. Between the previous three stars already announced and this new round, Limelight and BSE look have put...
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'Providence' Adds More Big Names in Comedy to its Call Sheet Including Jim Gaffigan, Uzo Aduba, and Simon Rex

News surrounding the Limelight and Boies Schiller Entertainment spooky comedy flick, Providence has been jumping out left and right, giving us the best shocks — of the casting variety, that is! We already knew that Lily James, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Hamish Patel would lead in the Potsy Ponciroli helmed feature, but now we have a significant chunk of the call sheet, and it’s full of some of the biggest names in comedy. Preparing to haunt us with their performances, in a good way, are Tim Blake Nelson, Uzo Aduba, Simon Rex, Nina Arianda, Jim Gaffigan, José María Yazpik, and Joey Lauren Adams.
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Pixar Unveils ‘Lightyear’ Trailer Starring Keke Palmer and Uzo Aduba

Pixar announced that actresses Keke Palmer and Uzo Abuda will be joining the cast of “Lightyear,” — a spinoff of the studio’s popular movie, “Toy Story.”. Disney has already released the trailer for the movie, which features characters voiced by Keke Palmer, Dale Soules and Taika Waititi, James Brolin, Mary McDonald-Lewis, Efren Ramirez and Isiah Whitlock Jr.
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Uzo Aduba talks ‘Clyde’s’ Broadway run, ‘National Champions’ film

Best known for her roles in “Orange is the New Black” and “Mrs. America,” actress Uzo Aduba just started a Broadway run in the highly anticipated play “Clyde’s,” and on the big screen for the three-time Emmy Award winner who’s putting her knowledge of collegiate sports to use. “National Champions,” which also stars Stephan James […]
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Uzo Aduba: A Force of Nature Touches Down on Broadway in ‘Clyde’s’

Ten years ago, playwright Lynn Nottage started interviewing the working-class citizens of Reading, PA—at the time one of the poorest cities in America, with a poverty rate above 40%. This resulted six years later in her second Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Sweat. Her latest work—Clyde’s—now at the Hayes, could qualify...
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Uzo Aduba on her role in new film exploring college athlete compensation debate

There's a new movie out about college football just in time for the start of college playoff season. It's called "National Champions." But there are no come-from-behind victories in this film, no tales of athletes heroically overcoming adversity, either. Instead, "National Champions" explores the heated debate over whether college players should be compensated by the NCAA, which generates hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue each year from college sports. In the movie, the central character is a star quarterback, played by actor Stephan James, who tries to get his fellow players to boycott the national championship game.
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