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Mahershala Ali says it’s “frustrating” that Black actors have to fight to get leading roles. The Oscar-winning actor’s major career breakthrough came playing fixer Remy Danton in “House of Cards,” and he thinks the role gave other casting directors “permission” to put him in their projects. He said: “I had many years of auditioning, booking…

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Esteemed actor Reg E. Cathey died at his home in New York on Friday. The veteran star was 59. In 2015, Cathey won an Emmy Award and was a three-time nominee for Outstanding Guest Actor on the hit political drama “House of Cards,” where he played Freddy Hayes—the owner of a BBQ restaurant. Cathey was the…

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Television series “House of Cards,” “Game of Thrones,” “Behind the Candlelabra” and “SNL” are the big ‪winners from the 2013 Primetime Emmy Nominations day: Also winning big are current superstars like Kerry Washington, who received her first nomination for the ratings blockbusting drama “Scandal,” while old school legends such as Al Pacino (The Godfather, Scarface)…

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