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  • Laz Alonso Explains Why he Took ‘Deception’ Gig

    Mar 6, 13 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Laz Alonso is stirring things up on NBC’s “Deception” (Mondays at 10) as a federal agent who has his ex-girlfriend cop going undercover in the family home of her childhood best friend – who died under shady circumstances in the pilot episode. Viewers have been few and far between, with ratings below NBC’s expectations and […]

  • Laz Alonso Joins Meagan Good in NBC Pilot ‘Notorious’

    Mar 28, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Actor Laz Alonso has been cast as the male lead opposite Meagan Good in NBC’s drama pilot “Notorious.” As previously reported, Good stars as detective Joanna Locasto, who returns undercover to the wealthy and troubled Lawson family she grew up in — as the housekeeper’s daughter — to solve the murder of celebutante Vivian Lawson, […]

  • Laz Alonso of ‘Straw Dogs’ on Dodging Stereotypical Roles

    Sep 14, 11 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Laz Alonso’s career is on fire. The 37-year-old Washington DC native, whose recent credits include “Avatar,” “Jumping the Broom” and A&E’s “Breakout Kings,” says his ability to make critically-acclaimed footprints in Hollywood has just as much to do with the films he turns down as the ones he takes. “Looking at my career, in the […]

  • Laz Alonso’s ‘Breakout Kings’ Renewed for Second Season

    Jul 7, 11 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *A&E has announced that its freshman drama, “Breakout Kings,” is returning for a second season. Laz Alonso stars in the show that follows a team of U.S. Marshals who make a special deal with several current prisoners in order to catch escaped convicts. Their sentences will be reduced by one month for each fugitive they […]

  • Fall Drama Pilots Have More Black Leads than Ever Before

    Feb 17, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *The Hollywood Reporter’s Nellie Andreeva has written a piece detailing an unprecedented boost in diversity among drama pilots targeted for the fall. “Halfway through the castings of broadcast drama pilots this season, the top-billed actors on four pilots are non-Caucasian,” Andreeva writes. “What’s more, the four projects are among the highest-profile drama pilots this year. […]