FOX’s ‘The Cleaning Lady’ is Ready to Defy Stereotypes

With series like Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, and The Blacklist focusing on white men dealing with the mafia, it’s about time there was one that centers around a badass woman of color. Actress Elodie Yung (Daredevil, Love Death and Robots) stars as Thony De La Rosa, an undocumented Cambodian doctor whose son Luca (Sebastien and Valentino LaSalle) is diagnosed with a rare, life-threatening immunodeficiency disorder.

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FOX’s ‘The Cleaning Lady’ Promotes Sean Lew and Faith Bryant to Series Regulars

Ahead of its highly anticipated premiere on January 3, FOX’s upcoming drama, The Cleaning Lady, starring multi-talented Elodie Yung (Daredevil, The Hitman’s Bodyguard) has announced two new series regulars for the show!

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NOC Exclusive Clip: Reggie’s Grand Gesture Backfires in the Season Finale of ‘The Big Leap’

The Big Leap‘s season finale airs tonight at 9PM ET/PT on FOX! The dramedy is a modern tale about second chances, chasing your dreams, and taking back what’s yours. The innovative show-within-a-show takes viewers on a journey of self-acceptance and empowerment at any age.

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FOX’s ‘The Cleaning Lady’ Teases What a Mother is Willing to Do For Her Child

What are you willing to do for your child? If you had a chance to save your child’s life, how far would you go? That’s the question in the the new FOX midseason drama, The Cleaning Lady, coming this January.

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NOC Exclusive Clip: Find Out Wayne’s Idea to Bring Everyone Together in ‘The Big Leap’

The Big Leap returns with episode 1×08, “Big Dumb Life.” The dramedy is a modern tale about second chances, chasing your dreams, and taking back what’s yours. The innovative show-within-a-show takes viewers on a journey of self-acceptance and empowerment at any age. New episodes air Mondays at 9:00 – 10:00 PM ET/PT on FOX.

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NOC Interview: Kevin Daniels Discusses FOX’s ‘The Big Leap’

Kevin Daniels portrays Wayne Fontaine in the new FOX dramedy The Big Leap. The series is an innovative show-within-a-show that takes viewers on a journey of self-acceptance and empowerment at any age. The Big Leap premieres on Monday, September 20 at 9/8c.

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Simone Recasner Previews Her New Series, ‘The Big Leap’

Simone Recasner stars as Gabby Lewis in the new FOX dramedy The Big Leap. The series is an innovative show-within-a-show that takes viewers on a journey of self-acceptance and empowerment at any age. The Big Leap premieres on Monday, September 20 at 9/8c.

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Get Ready for Fox’s New Drama, ‘The Big Leap’

The Big Leap premieres on Monday, September 20 at 9/8c. The talented cast includes Scott Foley, Teri Polo, Piper Perabo, Simone Recasner, Ser’Darius Blain, Jon Rudnitsky, Raymond Cham Jr., Mallory Jansen, Kevin Daniels, and Anna Grace Barlow. As we approach the show’s release, FOX has shared the official promo!

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ATX Television Festival 2021: The Cast and Creatives of ‘The Big Leap’ Discuss Fox’s New Dramedy

Fox premiered The Big Leap at this year’s ATX Television Festival! The show tells a modern tale about second chances, chasing your dreams, and taking back what’s yours. This virtual screening and panel, which The Nerds of Color attended, showed an early look at the pilot episode and a Q&A with cast and creatives. The panelists included Liz Heldens (Creator/EP), Jason Winer (EP/Director), Scott Foley, Teri Polo, Ser’Darius Blain, and Simone Rescasner.

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FOX Releases Trailers for its New Comedies and Dramas

FOX has released their first trailers for the new 2021-2022 season to include two new dramas – The Big Leap and The Cleaning Lady — and two new comedies — Pivoting and Welcome to Flatch. In an unusual move by FOX, the series are for shows that will be released during the mid-season rather than in the fall. The series do look promising and offer a diverse and inclusive cast in several of the shows.

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The Rise of Disney and the Future of Fantasy in the Shadow of the Empire

When I first saw The Force Awakens after a fully funded summer media apparatus of hype in the winter of 2015, I remember the following Christmas morning my mother turned the corner, threw me a Force Awakens pillow, and coldly chuckled “Merry Christmas.” It was a good joke — like many the Force is moderately strong in my family — but it left me to wonder, what Christmas spirit at Walmart possessed my Mom to buy me this gift? I suspect my mother may have unknowingly become a Disney market research statistic. But after the last five years and our predestined Rise of Skywalker, I am largely left to ask the same question.

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‘Spies in Disguise’ Directors Knew They Wanted Will Smith from the Start

Spies in Disguise opens in theaters this week and stars Will Smith as famous super-spy Lance Sterling who turns into a pigeon when he accidentally ingests a ‘biodynamic concealment’ invention by young scientist Walter Beckett (Tom Holland). Now, Lance Sterling must find a way to stop a cybernetic villain from destroying the world as a small creature.

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Hard NOC Life: Return of a New Empire Strikes the Jedi Hope Back

With Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga at the end of the month to look forward to, Hard NOC Life is going to be a Star Wars podcast for the month of December. Because there aren’t enough Star Wars podcasts on the internet! Each week, Dominic and Keith will be breaking down a different trilogy that make up the beloved Star Wars franchise.

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Hard NOC Life: The Phantom Attack of the Sith Menace Revenge Clones

With Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga at the end of the month to look forward to, Hard NOC Life is going to be a Star Wars podcast for the month of December. Because there aren’t enough Star Wars podcasts on the internet!

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Hard NOC Life: Fancasting the Impeachment

For the last two weeks, the most riveting show on television was actually the impeachment hearings. So naturally, Dominic and Keith convened an episode of Hard NOC Life to talk all about it.

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‘Jojo Rabbit’ Sends a Timely Message via Satire, Fascism, and War

The 39th Hawaii International Film Festival is currently underway in Honolulu, and the 11-day event began with a stellar opening night screening last Thursday of Taika Waititi’s latest film, Jojo Rabbit. Set in Nazi Europe, the dark comedy loosely based on the Christine Leunens novel, Caging Skies, follows a 10-year-old Hitler Youth (Roman Griffin Davis) who finds out his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their home. Through getting to know her, he comes to question his own beliefs, even in the midst of his imaginary friend, an idiotic version of Adolf Hitler played by Waititi himself, trying to tell him otherwise.

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Photos from 20th Century Fox’s “COSMIX” X-Men Event!

Last week Fox, IW Group, and The Nerd Reactor teamed up to put on a pretty x-citing event to commemorate 19 years of the X-Men film legacy at Downtown Los Angeles’ Wisdome LA! The event featured three EDM musical acts, including up-and-coming rising star Wenzday, as well as some amazing fire dancers and, of course, the immersive art pieces that you could only see at the Wisdome. Check out the photos from the event below:

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NOC Review: Dull ‘Phoenix’ Barely Rises Above Subpar

Sometimes when the public gets hold of bad buzz regarding a studio tentpole, they end up pleasantly surprised by the result of the film. Wonder Woman was at one point considered to be “a mess” thereby worrying audiences before release. Aladdin was getting blasted online, and Disney was getting ready to take another Solo-sized bath.  However,  Wonder Woman went on to become the DCEU’s best reviewed film and a huge box office hit, and Aladdin went on to positive audience reviews, and grossed a healthy $100M in four days, two weekends ago. Nope, negative buzz isn’t always reflective of the final product itself… Unless you’re Dark Phoenix. Then it’s entirely true.

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Calling LA NOCs: Join Us for a ‘Dark Phoenix’ Party

Admit it. You’ve wanted to join the X-Men since you were a kid! You’ve wanted the cool powers, the costumes, and the chance to be X-Traordinary (not that you’re not now, everyone’s special — but like, I mean superpowers special, dude)! Well now’s your chance to rock your X-Men best and party like a mutant!

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The Joker is Having a Moment

This morning, while all of you were trying (and mostly failing) to buy Avengers: Endgame tickets, Warner Bros. quietly dropped the first official poster for this fall’s Joker — with the first trailer set to drop any minute now. (UPDATED April 3, 2019 — trailer is below!) How’s that for the Day After April Fool’s?

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