Dominique Fishback joins Apple’s The Last Days of Ptolemy Gray
On the heels of her breakout roles on HBOs The deuce, Netflix Project performance and WBs Judas and the black messiahDominique Fishback found another important role on her résumé when she joined the cast on Apple’s miniseries adaptation of The last days of Ptolemy GrayAccording to The Hollywood Reporter.
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The last days of Ptolemy Gray The focus is on the title character, a 91-year-old man who has been forgotten by his family, friends and even himself. On the verge of sinking even deeper into solitary dementia, Ptolemy experiences a seismic shift when he is given the tremendous opportunity to briefly regain his memories, and uses this precious and fleeting clarity to resolve his nephew’s death and grapple with his past to deal with. Samuel L. Jackson (The banker) plays the title role, while Fishback has signed on as Robyn, a friend of the family who helps Ptolemy, with the streamer also signing White Tiger Writer / director Ramin Bahrani as director and executive producer.
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The series is written by writer Walter Mosley, who will also serve as executive producer alongside Jackson. Anonymous Content’s Eli Selden and Diane Houslin have also been hired as executive producers. This is the second collaboration between Jackson and Apple that has worked together last year The banker.
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Jackson is best known for his acclaimed appearances in Do the right thing, Junk literature, Jackie Brown, Django Unchained, The hateful eight, and more. He was also recognized for his role as Nick Fury in the Marvel Studios blockbuster MCU films and will re-play the role in Disney +’s new MCU series Secret invasion.
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