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Entertainment 'Lovecraft Country' Star Jurnee Smollett Signs with CAA

19:54  10 august  2020
19:54  10 august  2020 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

Flashback: Kamala Harris once called Jussie Smollett's claims of an attack an 'attempted modern day lynching'

  Flashback: Kamala Harris once called Jussie Smollett's claims of an attack an 'attempted modern day lynching' Sen. Kamala Harris, who was picked to be presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden's running mate Tuesday, once called actor Jussie Smollett’s claims of being attacked an “attempted modern day lynching” in January 2019 when reports of it first surfaced. © Provided by FOX News Peter Doocy has the details on the historic vice presidential pick. The California senator eventually reversed course weeks later, saying she was “sad, frustrated, and disappointed” after authorities said Smollett may have faked the attack. Smollett originally told police on January 29, 2019 that two masked men attacked him at 2 a.m.

Stars : Jurnee Smollett , Aldis Hodge, Jessica De Gouw. Lovecraft Country follows "Atticus Black as he joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father.

Jurnee Smollett -Bell has been cast in one of the lead roles in the upcoming HBO drama series “ Lovecraft Country ,” Variety has learned. The role reunites Smollett -Bell with Misha Green, the writer and executive producer of “ Lovecraft Country .” Green was the co-creator and showrunner of the

Jurnee Smollett has signed with CAA.

The actress, previously with ICM, will next been seen in Jordan Peele's period sci-fi series Lovecraft Country on HBO.

Smollett's break out came at 11 years old when she starred alongside Samuel L. Jackson in Eve's Bayou. Her television credits include Twilight Zone, Underground, True Blood, Friday Night Lights and Parenthood, andshe was most recently in theaters with Warner Bros/DC project Birds of Prey, playing Black Canary.

Outside of her onscreen work, Smollett is an active supporter and participant in the L.A. chapter of Black Lives Matter, and is a founding board member of Time’s Up.

She continues to be repped by Management 360 and Nina Shaw at Del Shaw.

Live-action Powerpuff Girls series in development from Juno and Veronica Mars writers .
In the potential series, the Powerpuff Girls are twentysomethings who are very over the superheroics of their childhoods. Here's the logline for Cody and Regnier's update: "The Powerpuff Girls used to be America's pint-sized superheroes. Now they're disillusioned twentysomethings who resent having lost their childhood to crime-fighting. Will they agree to reunite now that the world needs them more than ever?" A show about cynical adults figuring out how to respond to a messy world? That doesn't sound relatable at all (Read: It actually does).

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