Friday, March 12, 2010
Not So Fast Weight 'Experts!' Gaby Gets Last Laugh!
This article comes from RollingOut.com
"Experts" have been saying that Gabourey Sidibe's chances of landing a role in Hollywood after Precious were "slim" to none. Well, she's made the naysayers eat their words. The effervescent Brooklyn, N.Y., native has landed not one, but two new roles.
The 26-year-old Academy Award nominee now has a recurring role in "The Big C," a dark comedy series on Showtime and a supporting role in the independent flick Yelling to the Sky.
Sidibey guest starred in the pilot of "The Big C," which stars Laura Linney as Cathy, a suburban mom and teacher who’s been diagnosed with terminal cancer, and will play a quick-witted student in Cathy’s class. Production is set to begin in May for a summer debut.
Yelling to the Sky, a story about a disenfranchised family and a neighborhood with its own laws coming together, will be directed by Victoria Mahoney and will star Zoe Kravitz, Jason Clarke, Antonique Smith, Yolanda Ross and Shareeka Epps.
Way to go, Gabby! –gerald radford and terry shropshire