‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Adds Nia Long to Season 9 Cast

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Nia Long Joins NCIS: Los Angeles

Actress Nia Long is joining NCIS: Los Angeles as a series regular, according to a press released just issued by CBS. The former Uncle Buck star will play Shay Mosely, an erstwhile Secret Service agent who is taking over as the team’s new executive assistant director. “Mosely is an experience Washington insider who brings an east coast style and demeanor to the west coast team,” reads the announcement.
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Nia Long to Reunite with Terrence Howard in Will Smith Produced Drama ‘Life in a Year’

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Nia Long to Play Jaden Smith’s Mom in ‘Life in a Year’ Film

Actress Nia Long is set to join her Empire co-star Terrence Howard in the upcoming Will Smith-produced drama Life in a Year. The project is a starring vehicle for Will’s son Jaden, who will play a teenager (Daryn) coming to grips with the cancer diagnosis of his girlfriend, set to be played by model Cara Delevigne. Nia will play Catherine, the spouse of Howard’s no-nonsense patriarch and supportive mother of Daryn.
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Nia Long Denies Diva Label + Promo Pics from ‘Empire’ Set

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Set Life: Nia Long on ‘Empire’

Amid reports of diva behavior on the set of Empire, Nia Long’s rep has released a statement calling the rumors “pure nonsense.” As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Nia has been accused in the press of doing everything from showing up late to tapings, to feuding with the show’s leading lady Taraji P. Henson.
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Nia Long to Star in ‘The Goldbergs’ Spinoff

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Casting Chronicles: Nia Longs Joins ‘The Goldbergs’ Spinoff

Nia Long is returning to television. Just one season after her ABC comedy Uncle Buck was canceled, Nia has decided to rejoin the network- agreeing to co-star in the upcoming spinoff of their hit series The Goldbergs. The 90’s-set dramedy will feature the 45-year old actress as a widowed mother of three who enrolls her children in a school led by an eccentric and quirky cast of characters.
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Actress Nia Long Joins ‘Empire’

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Nia Long Joins Empire for Season 3 Extended Arc

In addition to her upcoming appearance in the Lifetime remake of Beaches, fans can also expect to see actress Nia Long in a recurring capacity on this season of Empire. According to published reports, Nia, 46, will play Giuliana, a Las Vegas queen pin who makes a series of brash moves in an attempt to secure a deal with Empire.
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Nia Long Joins ‘Dear White People’ Cast

Nia Long Joins Dear White People Cast

Nia Long Lands Recurring Role on Netflix Comedy ‘Dear White People’

Nia Long is set to join Netflix’s upcoming comedy Dear White People. The former Uncle Buck star will have a recurring role playing the part of African-American studies professor Neika Hobbs. Dear White People is based on the 2014 Sundance film of the same name and will be produced by television veteran Yvette Lee Bowser.
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Nia Long to Star in ‘Beaches’ Remake

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Beaches Remake to Star Nia Long and Idinia Menzel

Actress Nia Long is set to co-star alongside singer Idinia Menzel in the upcoming Lifetime remake of the classic Bette Middler/Barbara Hershey film Beaches. Long will take on the role of Hillary Whitney, originally played by Hershey, while Menzel will take on the role of C.C. Bloom, originally played by Middler. According to Lifetime both characters will get minor background changes and updated storylines.
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Nia Long to Star in Roxanne Shante Biopic

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Roxanne Shante Biopic Lands Actress Nia Long

Looks like Nia Long isn’t sweating the cancellation of her recent ABC sitcom Uncle Buck. Instead, the 44-year old actress has picked herself up and moved on to the next gig, namely a starring role in the upcoming Roxanne Shante biopic.
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