Nia Long is the latest Brown Sista to book a gig this pilot season. According to published reports, the 44-year old actress will join comedian Mike Epps in the ABC remake of the John Candy film “Uncle Buck.”
Nia was last seen in the short-lived WeTV drama “The Divide,” which was unfortunately cancelled after its initial eight episode run last summer. Since then Nia’s been mostly a free agent, with IMDB showing her only upcoming role as that of Jordan in the third iteration of “The Best Man” franchise. read more » » » »
While Yaya DaCosta is celebrating landing yet another coveted acting role, actress Nia Long is doing just the opposite, having learned her WEtv drama “The Divide” will not been renewed for a second season.
Yaya, who just wrapped up principle shooting on Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic, recently revealed via her Instagram page that she will be co-starring in the upcoming 1970’s gangster flick “The Nice Guys,” which stars Ryan Gosling (Only God Forgives, Drive) and Russell Crowe (Noah, Man of Steele). read more » » » »
So, remember we told you Nia Long was set to star in WeTV’s upcoming legal drama “The Divide?” Well, the show now has an official air date of July23rd, and with it a preview of what we can expect to see from Nia’s character.
As previously reported, Nia will play a character named Billie Page, a powerhouse corporate attorney at a crossroads in both her personal and professional life.
WeTV has released character profiles for each lead, check out Nia’s below, as well the newly released trailer. read more » » » »
The ever youthful looking Nia Long is covering the latest issue of Viva magazine.
Nia, who is doing promo for her new film ‘The Best Man Holiday,’ spoke about the film and why after almost fifteen years, the cast was more than willing to resurrect their characters.
“We always felt there was more to the story,” Nia said. “As it turns out, fans felt the same way. We all returned because we knew there was more to these characters that needed to be explored.” read more » » » »