Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 31st Annual Gala Photos

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Here are some photos of Reno from the Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 31st Annual Gala.

The gala, titled “The Birth of Jazz: From Bolden to Armstrong,” was annchored by New York’s House Band—the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The show featured performances by special guests including Harry Connick, Jr., Jon Batiste, Sullivan Fortner, Vince Giordano, Catherine Russell, Noah Halpern, Anthony Hervey, Summer Camargo Branford Marsalis, Jason Marsalis, Don Vappie, and Reno Wilson.


What a Wonderful World: Louis Armstrong Is Getting a Bio Podcast From the ‘Inside Jaws’ Team

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“Good Girls” star Reno Wilson will narrate “Pops,” playing the part of the jazz icon

What a wonderful world indeed: “Pops,” a podcast about the life of music legend Louis Armstrong, is the next project from the team behind the “Inside Jaws” podcast. “Good Girls” actor Reno Wilson will play Armstrong, narrating his life story, in the series expected to premiere in early 2019.

The six-part series is written by Mark Ramsey, writer and host of “Inside Jaws,” “Inside Psycho” and “Inside The Exorcist,” with sound design by his production partner, Jeff Schmidt. Ramsey told us about the project at the 20-minute mark of our latest “Shoot This Now” podcast, which you can listen to on Apple or right here:

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‘Good Girls’: Reno Wilson Cast In NBC Drama Pilot

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Mike & Molly alum Reno Wilson has signed on for a series-regular role in Good Girls, NBC’s drama pilot from The Family creator Jenna Bans.

Written and executive produced by Bans, the drama follows three “good girl” suburban wives and mothers who suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe, and risk everything to take their power back.

Wilson will play Stan, a mall security guard, Ruby’s husband and father to Harry and Sara, who has kidney disease. Stan shares his wife’s concerns for their daughter, and her frustration that the care she needs is unaffordable. He joins recently cast Manny Montana.

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