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Mara Brock Akil
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|TV Title||Networks||Job Title||Company||Status||Season|
|BEING MARY JANE||BET||Completed||2013-2014|
|BEING MARY JANE||BET||Completed||2012-2013|
|GAME, THE||BET||Executive Producer, Show Runner, Creator||Completed||2012-2013|
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Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil have signed a multiyear overall deal with Warner Bros. TV through their Akil Productions banner, Variety has learned. The new pact begins in May 2016. When the Warner…
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The death of Whitney Houston came just as the pop star was planning her return to the bigscreen in Sony's musical-drama "Sparkle," dated for Aug. 17.
"Sparkle" director Salim Akil has already cast Whitney Houston in Sony's music-themed drama, and now another Grammy winner has enlisted in the ensemble, as Cee-Lo Green has joined the cast along with…
"American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks and Mike Epps are set to star in Sony Pictures' remake of "Sparkle," while Whitney Houston is in negotiations.
"The Game" is back on in a big way for BET.
Mara Brock Akil is a class act. The creator/exec producer of "Girlfriends" proved that on Thursday in statement aimed at quelling the bitter response from fans of her long-running UPN-cum-CW sitcom…