Jill Marie Jones in Ash vs Evil Dead

Jill Marie Jones in Ash vs Evil Dead Promo Pics

jill marie jones in ash vs evil deadFormer Girlfriendss actress Jill Marie Jones has landed a new role on the Starz horror-fest Ash vs Evil Dead. Along with a newly released gory trailer for the show, are promo pics of Jill as Detective Amanda Fisher.

Unlike the previous trailer (where if you blinked you would have easily missed Jill) the new one features a lot more of Jill’s character, including a few scenes which I have to warn you, are not very pleasant to watch.
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What Happened to all the Black Female Leads?

Black Actresses May Not Be Making Strides in Hollywood After All

JILL MARIE JONES - WHERE DID ALL THE LEADS GORemember earlier this year when we were inundated on an almost daily basis with news of black actress after black actress being picked to lead or co-lead new shows this fall season? Well, now that promo for many of those shows have kicked off, I am starting to see a disturbing trend.

Back in May networks held their Upfront events where they attempt to convince advertisers to support their shows. It was then we got our first look at Quantico, a new police drama from ABC. The Hollywood Reporter, and many other sites, reported Aunjanue Ellis as having landed the Female Lead. However, one look at Quantico’s trailer shows that to be absolutely false.
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Jill Marie Jones Lands ‘Evil Dead’ Leading Role

JILL MARIE JONES ASH VS THE EVIL DEAD STARZ

Former ‘Girlfriends’ star Jill Marie Jones is the latest Brown Sista to be tapped to lead her own television series.

According to a recent press release, Jill will helm Starz’s upcoming original series ‘Ash vs Evil Dead,’ which starts filming in New Zealand later this spring.

The half hour series will originally air ten episodes and debut this fall alongside Starz’s 2014 break out hit ‘Power’ which stars Naturi Naughton and Omari Hardwick.
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Jill Marie Jones to Join Sleepy Hollow

JILL MARIE JONES ADDED TO SLEEPY HOLLOW CAST

Former Girlfriends actress Jill Marie Jones has found a new gig.

According to published reports, Jill will be joining the cast of Fox’s freshman hit Sleepy Hollow.

The show is presently on hiatus but will return with new episodes on November 4th. Jill will make her debut on the November 25th episode, where she will play the ex-wife of Captain Frank Irving (Orlanda Bloom), and mother of his teenage daughter Macey.

The Macey character will be played by Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg, also a new addition to the cast.

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If you’ve been keeping track… and I have… then you know Jill and Amalda are the fifth and sixth Brown Sistas to appear on Sleepy Hollow this season. At this rate, the show has probably surpassed all other network series’ combined.

Jill Marie Jones Lands A New Movie Role

Actress Jill Marie Jones has found a new gig. The former Girlfriends castmate will star alongside Laura Harring and Oded Fehr in the Nancy Kissam written and directed dark comedy, Drool. The film revolves around Harring, who plays an abused wife who plans to run away with her best friend- played by Jill. Their plans however go awry when Harring accidentally kills her husband (Oded Fehr), leading the two to drive the body cross country. Drool was the winner of the 2006 Slamdance screenplay competition and is presently in post production- with a tentative release date set for the Spring of 2009.
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Jill Marie Jones Hosts Labor Day Fundraiser

Actress Jill Marie Jones donned her best Pochahantes costume and joined pro basketabll player Cuttino Mobley to host the Labor Day Classic fundraising party, a benefit that raises funds for the Philly Cat Foundation and United Friends of the Children. The bronze beauty, who can currently be seen in Ice Cube’s family flick, The Long Shots, is also scheduled to appear in the 2009 film, Drool and recently launched her own website, Jill Marie Jones Online. Speaking about her new venture, the actress said she wanted to give her fans a way to “stay in constant with her” and be updated on her future projects. Besides that, you can also seek beauty advice from the one time model and Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader, who says she will personally answer all inquiries.
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Pics: 18th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards


The Beverly Hills-Hollywood branch of the NAACP held it’s 18th. Annual Theatre Awards last night in Hollywood, California. Honorees included actress Vivica A. Fox and Fox television show “American Idol”. Actress Kimberly Elise (Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Set It Off) and Anthony Anderson (Meet The Andersons, Kingdome Come) hosted the show which was held at the Kodak Theatre. Vivica was awarded the “Spirit Award”, while American Idol was recognized with the Service Award for their “Idol Gives Back” fundraising telecast.
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