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IAG Signs ‘The Book Of Clarence’s Nicholas Pinnock

EXCLUSIVE: Independent Artist Group has signed Nicholas Pinnock, one of the stars of TriStar/Legendary’s The Book of Clarence, for representation.

A biblical dramedy written and directed by The Harder They Fall‘s Jeymes Samuel, Pinnock’s latest feature centers on Clarence (LaKeith Stanfield), who finds himself captivated by the power of the rising Messiah while struggling to find a better life, soon risking everything to carve a path to a divine existence. In it, he portrays Jesus, also starring opposite Omar Sy, RJ Cyler, Anna Diop, David Oyelowo, Alfre Woodard and many more. World premiering at last year’s BFI London Film Festival, the film was released in U.S. theaters on January 12.

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Later this year, Pinnock will be seen in This Town, a limited series created for BBC by Steven Knight. Other upcoming projects include Robert Zemeckis’ film Here, based on the graphic novel by Richard McGuire, which co-stars Tom Hanks and Robin Wright, and Nia DaCosta’s Hedda, a reimagining of the classic Ibsen play Hedda Gabler for Amazon MGM Studios’ Orion Pictures.

Pinnock’s production company, Silver Milk Productions, recently wrapped filming on its first feature, Heavyweight, a boxing thriller which he stars in and produced. Breaking out in 2020 with his starring role on the ABC legal drama For Life, exec produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, which ran for two seasons, he’s also previously been seen on shows like Counterpart, Top Boy, Marcella and Fortitude.

The actor continues to be represented by Silver Lining Entertainment, Independent Talent Group in the UK, Jackoway Austen Tyerman and Bespoke Publicity.

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