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UK FILM: THE PICK UP (TRAILER)

The Pick Up is a short film written and directed by British actor Aml Ameen. Check out the trailer below. THE PICK UP is set in a trendy London nightclub and focuses on two socialite’s 20-somethings Jay (Najan Ward) and Adrian (Aml Ameen) and their quest to win the attention, and possible one night-stand bed posts of feisty university club queens Roxanne (Elizabeth Kostantino) and Hannah (Amy Connery). The adventure turns soar, when the boy’s squeaky clean mate David (Sam Underwood) sticks []

PREVIEW: BRITISH ACTOR AML AMEEN STARS IN NEW US DRAMA HARRY’S LAW

I announced on Mad News earlier this year that British actor Aml Ameen (Kidulthood and The Bill) had bagged a role in the new US drama Harry’s Law. Now check out the preview below. I follow a few British actors/entertainers on Twitter and any day now their huge heads will explode in to a thousand pieces. A little success and an avalanche of compliments received via Twitter, and they turn fool. But I don’t get that big-headed vibe from Aml. This is []

UK TV: ITV AXES THE BILL

This is sad news. I’ve always liked this show. It’s the end of an era.   Via Digital Spy ITV has confirmed that it is dropping police drama The Bill after 27 years on air. According to The Guardian, the decision comes after last year’s revamp and move to a 9pm slot failed to alter sliding ratings. The show, which is based in fictional station Sun Hill, switched from two weekly shows at 8pm to a single 9pm episode last July. It []

UK NEWS: ACTOR AML AMEEN SET TO MAKE DIRECTORIAL DEBUT

The Voice Newspaper reports that British actor Aml Ameen is preparing to direct his first short film called The Pick Up. Ameen told the newspaper, “It’s a short film I’ve written and this will be my directorial debut through my film production company, Ameen Dream Entertainment. It’s set in a house club and is about a bunch of lads that make up elaborate stories to try and get dates with these University girls. We had an open casting and it’s set to be a slick and []

BRITISH ACTOR AML AMEEN LANDS FIRST HOLLYWOOD FILM ROLE

  British actor Aml Ameen has landed his first Hollywood role in the film Red Tails, the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.   Produced by George Lucas (Star Wars), Directed by Anthony Hemingway (The Wire), the film stars David Oyelowo (Spooks, Last King of Scotland), Bryan Cranston (Malcom in the Middle), Ne-Yo, Method Man and Jazmine Sullivan.      Aml will be travelling to Prague to begin shooting []