EXCLUSIVE: M88 has signed Emmy- and Critics’ Alternative Award-nominated actor Asante Blackk (This Is Us) for theatrical illustration.
Blackk discovered his breakout position in Ava DuVernay’s acclaimed restricted sequence When They See Us for Netflix, which had him portraying Central Park 5 member Kevin Richardson. His flip introduced him his first Emmy nom, on the identical time making him the youngest nominee of 2019.
The 20-year-old most just lately appeared on NBC’s hit present This Is Us reverse Sterling Okay. Brown, Susan Kelechi Watson, Lyric Ross and extra. His portrayal of Malik Hodges—the boyfriend of Lyric Ross’ Déjà Pearson—introduced him his second Critics’ Alternative Award nom within the 12 months of When They See Us. Blackk will subsequent make his function debut in Cory Finley’s Panorama with Invisible Hand for MGM and Plan B, reverse Tiffany Haddish.
Former WME Associate Phillip Solar and Macro Founder & CEO Charles D. King launched M88 in 2020, with an eye fixed towards supporting the work of the subsequent era of artists and cultural leaders. Solar leads the agency with Companions Oronde Garrett and Gaby Mena.
Blackk continues to be represented by UTA and legal professional Gordon Bobb of Del Shaw Moonves.