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Ethan Hawke Tapped as Main Villain in Disney+’s Moon Knight Series!

Ethan Hawke Tapped as Main Villain in Disney+’s Moon Knight Series! After expanding the series’ cast with the addition of Ramy star May Calamawy earlier this week, Disney+’s Marvel Cinematic Universe series Moon Knight fronted by Oscar Isaac has found its villain in the form of Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke, though which villain of the hero he will be playing is currently unknown. (Via The Hollywood Reporter) RELATED: Ramy Star May Calamawy Joins Disney+’s Moon Knight Series ...
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Ethan Hawke to Play the ‘Moon Knight’ Villain, Opposite Oscar Isaac

Ethan Hawke has been in Hollywood long enough to see himself become the villain. The Marvel villain, that is. The Good Lord Bird star will reportedly cross swords (or whatever weapons Moon Knight uses) with Oscar Isaac as the Moon Knight villain. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Ethan Hawke has closed a deal to play the villain opposite Oscar Isaac in Moon Knight, Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney+ series about a psychologically unstable mercenary who may or may not communicate with ...
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Ramy Star May Calamawy Joins Disney+’s Moon Knight Series

Ramy star May Calamawy joins Disney+’s Moon Knight series After two breakout seasons on the acclaimed Hulu comedy Ramy, actress May Calamawy is branching out in a big way as The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that the Bahrani actress has signed on to star in Disney+’s Oscar Isaac-fronted Moon Knight series in a currently-unknown role. RELATED: Synchronic’s Benson & Moorhead Tapped to Helm Moon Knight Episodes PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone...
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Ramy Youssef Says Hollywood Must Do Better for Actors With Disabilities

Comedian and actor Ramy Youssef challenged the misconception that actors with disabilities are more difficult to work with on set than other talent. Referring to the treatment of Steve Way, his friend and co-star on “Ramy” who was born with muscular dystrophy, Youssef said producers questioned how long Way could work per day and how […]
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William Jackson Harper to Lead HBO Max’s Love Life Season 2

William Jackson Harper to Lead HBO Max’s Love Life Season 2 Emmy nominee William Jackson Harper (The Good Place, Midsommar) will lead Love Life Season 2 for HBO Max’s romantic comedy anthology series. Harper will play a man who is coming out of a long relationship, according to The Hollywood Reporter. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; adm...
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‘Ms. Marvel’: Newcomer Iman Vellani to Star in the Marvel Studios Disney+ Series

After a lengthy search, Disney has found its Ms. Marvel. Iman Vellani, an unknown actress with no credits to her name, has been cast as Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American teenager who has the ability to grow her limbs to huge sizes. Khan was the first Muslim character to get her own regular Marvel Comics title, and she’s become a fan-favorite. Deadline reports that rookie actress Iman Vellani has scored the highly-anticipated role of Kamala Khan, AKA Ms. Marvel, in the upcoming Disney+ TV ser...
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Ramy Youssef Shows What Happens ‘When You Lose the Emmy’

This year’s Emmy nominees are all staying home, but some are still being handed the awards on live television. Others aren’t so lucky. As the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards announced its winners on live television, the footage cut to its presenters — complete with hazmat tuxedo suits — giving the trophies to the stars. […]
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Daniel Levy and Ramy Youssef on Pushing Past Their Inner Critics and Crafting Comedic Weddings

The old adage about “writing what you know” has paid off exponentially for Daniel Levy (“Schitt’s Creek”) and Ramy Youssef (“Ramy”). Knowing themselves and their abilities better than anyone else, both men created series in which they would not only star but also make their directorial debuts — and it paid off in spades with […]
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'Ramy' is the first Muslim American sitcom to receive an Emmy nomination

Ramy Youssef's response to being nominated on Tuesday for an Emmy Award was to simply thank God.
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Emmys 2020: From 'Watchmen' to 'Ramy,' the nominations aren't quite 'so white' this year

The 2020 Emmy nominations recognized more actors of color this year, but that doesn't mean it was a perfect list.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Emmys: Ramy Youssef Thinks Every Network Should Add a Muslim Show

“Ramy” received three Emmy nominations on Tuesday. “I’m excited for all the shows to come that can use this as a reference point,” Youssef said.
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Announcements begin of coronavirus-altered Emmy nominations

By LYNN ELBER | AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — The reading of the Emmy nominations has begun. Host Leslie Jones kicked off the announcement Tuesday morning by appearing on a virtual set and joking that she was told there would be many others on set to announce the nominees and that she was locked in a studio with only a camerman. The nominees for lead actor in a comedy series are: Anthony Anderson, “black-ish”; Don Cheadle, “Black Monday”; Ted Danson, “The Good Place”; Michael Douglas, “The ...
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Mandatory Streamers: Welcome to the Dirty South in Starz’s P-Valley

Mandatory Streamers: Welcome to the Dirty South in Starz’s P-Valley Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! The week of July 6 sees the premiere of creator Katori Hall’s P-Valley crime drama Starz series — based on Hall’s play Pussy Valley and featuring the work of all-women directors — which follows the lives of strip club dancers working down in the Dirty Delta. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this...
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Comedy Series Ramy Renewed for a Third Season at Hulu

Comedy Series Ramy renewed for a third season at Hulu Hulu has announced that they’ve officially decided to renew actor and creator Ramy Youssef’s Golden Globe-winning dramedy series Ramy for a 10-episode third season! This renewal comes over a month since the series debuted its second season in May. RELATED: Woke Teaser Previews Hulu’s New Timely Comedy Series PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefr...
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‘Ramy’ Season 3 is Officially Coming to Hulu

Ramy will be back for more. Hulu has officially renewed the streaming service’s original comedy/drama Ramy for a third season. The show, which was co-created by and stars Egyptian-American actor and comedian Ramy Youssef, just wrapped up its second season. Hot off the presses. #Ramy is coming back for season 3. — Hulu – #HAHAwards (@hulu) July 9, 2020 Coming back for S3! Bless you @ramy @hulu ? — A24 (@A24) July 9, 2020 Hulu has or...
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‘Ramy’ Renewed for Season 3 at Hulu

“Ramy” has been renewed for a third season. Like the first two, Season 3 will consist of 10 episodes. The news comes just over a month after the debut of Season 2, which premiered on Hulu on May 29. The series, co-created by and starring Ramy Youssef, follows first-generation, Egyptian-American Ramy Hassan (Youssef) who is […]
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Marvel’s Phase 4 Will Actively Embrace Diversity, Tessa Thompson Says

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has long wanted the mega-successful Marvel Cinematic Universe to embrace diversity in a significant way. And now that he’s overseeing the entirety of Marvel Entertainment as the company’s chief creative officer, he’ll encounter far less resistance when it comes to implementing that change in the studio’s upcoming Phase 4 slate of films and TV shows. Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the MCU, recently participated in an Actors on Actors conversation with ...
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The Morning Watch: ‘The Boys’ Season 1 Bloopers Reel, Disney’s July 4th Fireworks Spectacular & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch lines get flubbed in The Boys season 1 bloopers reel, featuring cast members like Karl Urban, Simon Pegg and more. Plus, enjoy the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular from Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park ...
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Tessa Thompson and Ramy Youssef on ‘Westworld,’ ‘Ramy’ and Why Representation Matters

Ramy Youssef’s Golden Globe win this year, for his comic role on his series “Ramy,” came as a delightful surprise. And on “Westworld,” Tessa Thompson is casting into the future, imagining a woman of color who’s eventually inhabited by an android — and keeping her work human scale throughout. They talked to each other over […]
Tags: Actors, Features, Westworld, Tessa Thompson, Golden Globe, Ramy, Actors on Actors, Ramy Youssef

"I would love to know how to be more American, but I can't find any books or courses on the subject."

A question for the WaPo advice columnist:My family and I came to America from the Soviet Union when I was a teenager. We became citizens. I got educated here and own a successful business. I write well and speak correctly, with almost no accent. I feel like I am an American.I love America and try to learn new things every day, but I feel like something is missing in me.Since I was born and spent my formative years in a communist country (truly like another planet, compared to the USA), my "autop...
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From Golden Globe Winner to Emmy Hopeful, The Amazing Rise of Ramy Youssef (Column)

It’s a little hard right now to remember a time when we were all gathered in celebration, but I’ll never forget one particular moment right after January’s Golden Globes Awards. I was at the Walt Disney Co. after-party, which included 20th Century Fox TV, Nat Geo, Hulu, ABC and others, situated on the top deck […]
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Love Life First HBO Max Series to Earn Season 2 Renewal

Love Life first HBO Max series to earn season 2 renewal A couple of weeks after announcing the romantic comedy series to be a ratings hit for the new streaming service, HBO Max has chosen to greenlight a second season of the Sam Boyd-created and Anna Kendrick-starring and executive-produced anthology Love Life. RELATED: HBO Max Speeding Up Love Life Episode Release Schedule PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh =...
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Listen: Why Ramy Youssef Was Convinced He Wasn’t Going to Win His Golden Globe

When Ramy Youssef arrived at the Golden Globes in January as a nominee for his work in his self-titled Hulu comedy series “Ramy,” he asked his publicist what she was hearing about who was the favorite to win. “I was like, ‘Any buzz? What do you think? What’s the mood, what’s happening here?’” Yousef recalls […]
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Ulysses, Meet Ramy

I have never seen an accurate depiction in popular culture of growing up in America in a household defined by Middle Eastern sensibilities and customs. Until now.
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How Ramy Youssef, Creator of the First Series About a Muslim-American Family, Reinvented TV

One of last year's best new series was Ramy, which creator/star Ramy Youssef based on his life as part of an Arab-Muslim family living in New Jersey. While Ramy was a critical success, the Hulu comedy--which is TV's first scripted show to center on a Muslim-American family--didn't really break through until January's Golden Globes. That...
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The top trending TV shows this week, from Netflix's 'When They See Us' to HBO Max's 'Legendary'

HBO Max's "Legendary" and Netflix's "When They See Us" are some of the top trending TV shows right now. Every week, data company Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with the top streaming originals with the biggest week-over-week increase in demand in the US. These aren't necessarily the most popular titles, but the ones that are gaining the most momentum.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As protests against racism and police violence spread throughout the US, inter...
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Ramy Youssef on Casting Mahershala Ali, Sparking a Lindsey Lohan ‘Renaissance’ and ‘Ramy’ Season 3

Much like many other producers and showrunners, Ramy Youssef has spent his quarantine editing remotely, frantically trying to finish Season 2 of “Ramy” on time. Youssef submitted the final locked episodes on Tuesday, only three days ahead of the launch on May 29, and discussed the “intense experience” on the “Variety After-Show,” presented by National […]
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HBO Max Speeding Up Love Life Episode Release Schedule

HBO Max speeding up Love Life episode release schedule After a strong audience reception of its first three episodes, HBO Max has announced it will be speeding up its release schedule of the Anna Kendrick-led Love Life from weekly episodes to releasing the episodes in chunks over the next two weeks. RELATED: New Love Life Teaser: Every Love Has Its Own Story Originally planned as a traditional weekly series, WarnerMedia’s new streaming service is looking to capitalize on the large viewersh...
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‘Ramy’ and the New American Muslims of TV

Even positive portrayals of Muslim Americans after 9/11 seemed burdened with a responsibility to explain and defend. But that burden is starting to be cast off.
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Ramy Youssef on ‘Never Being Afraid to Get Political’ With Season 2 of His Self-Titled Hulu Series

In Episode 2 of the new season of Hulu series “Ramy,” protesters gather outside Ramy’s mosque brandishing angry placards and chanting, “No sharia in New Jersey.” Unsure how to handle the situation, Ramy, played by show creator and writer Ramy Youssef, turns to his new spiritual counselor, Sheikh Ali, portrayed by Mahershala Ali, for guidance. […]
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