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Etalk Ep#10 - "Greenleaf, Denzel & Mahalia" with Actor Jason Dirden

Etalk with Anthony Boggess-Glover

Anthony talks with Actor, Jason Dirden, best known as Pastor Basie Skanks on the hit television show "Greenleaf".  Jason talks about working on Broadway with Denzel Washington, and how the pandemic allowed him to get the role in the movie about legendary singer Mahalia Jackson.  Respect the Art, Respect the Artist!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/e-talk-podcast/support

39mins

16 Jun 2021

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Sinqua Walls and Jason Dirden American Soul Season 2 On BET

Arroe Collins

Inspired by the personal trials and professional successes of a young, ambitious and troubled impresario Don Cornelius, season two of BET’s period drama American Soul picks up two years later in 1975. As Don becomes a rising star, he continues to manage an assortment of spectacular talent that comes to his show, a complicated family life, failing personal health, and perhaps most importantly, his ego.The eight-episode season of American Soul features a cast of multi-talented actors including Sinqua Walls who plays a young Don Cornelius. Series regulars also include Kelly Price, Jason Dirden, Iantha Richardson, Katlyn Nichol, and Christopher Jefferson. The new season features dynamic guest stars portraying some of the most prolific musicians and visionaries of the era.Sinqua Walls portrays a formidable, flawed and fascinating Don Cornelius. A man who has failed at every job he’s ever had until the birth of “Soul Train,” the creation he loves but which threatens to tear him away from his family. Walls is a former college basketball player who is best know for his acting roles in MTV’s Teen Wolf, the horror feature Shark Night 3D, the ABC series Once Upon a Time, and the Clint Eastwood biopic The 15:17 to Paris, among others.Jason Dirden plays Gerald Aims, an established gangster and club owner who hasn’t lost the hustle. He’s an alpha dog who’d rather scare you than kill you, but he isn’t afraid to do the latter, either. Dirden is best known for his work in Greenleaf, Elementary and The Start of Dreams.

9mins

17 Jul 2020

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Sinqua Walls and Jason Dirden American Soul Season 2 On BET

Arroe Collins

Inspired by the personal trials and professional successes of a young, ambitious and troubled impresario Don Cornelius, season two of BET’s period drama American Soul picks up two years later in 1975. As Don becomes a rising star, he continues to manage an assortment of spectacular talent that comes to his show, a complicated family life, failing personal health, and perhaps most importantly, his ego.The eight-episode season of American Soul features a cast of multi-talented actors including Sinqua Walls who plays a young Don Cornelius. Series regulars also include Kelly Price, Jason Dirden, Iantha Richardson, Katlyn Nichol, and Christopher Jefferson. The new season features dynamic guest stars portraying some of the most prolific musicians and visionaries of the era.Sinqua Walls portrays a formidable, flawed and fascinating Don Cornelius. A man who has failed at every job he’s ever had until the birth of “Soul Train,” the creation he loves but which threatens to tear him away from his family. Walls is a former college basketball player who is best know for his acting roles in MTV’s Teen Wolf, the horror feature Shark Night 3D, the ABC series Once Upon a Time, and the Clint Eastwood biopic The 15:17 to Paris, among others.Jason Dirden plays Gerald Aims, an established gangster and club owner who hasn’t lost the hustle. He’s an alpha dog who’d rather scare you than kill you, but he isn’t afraid to do the latter, either. Dirden is best known for his work in Greenleaf, Elementary and The Start of Dreams.

9mins

14 Jul 2020

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Motivate U! with June Archer Feat. Jason Dirden

Motivate U! with June Archer

In This Episode: Actor Jason Dirden Shares His Success As A Working Actor + Portraying Positive Role Models On TV And Film + New Season Of American Soul + How To Move The Culture Forward + More...

49mins

17 Jun 2020

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Sinqua Walls & Jason Dirden - American Soul

The Screen Chatter Audio Podcast

#SinquaWalls & #JasonDirden chat about their #BET series #AmericanSoul which focuses on #SoulTrain's #DonCornelius and his career.#BETNetwork, #1975, #Music, #talkingpictures

6mins

30 May 2020

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Sinqua Wells and Jason Dirden American Soul Season 2

Arroe Collins Like It's Live

8mins

28 May 2020