Sunday, August 25, 2019
CLOSE
 
Yara Shahidi Named an Ambassador for the 25th Anniversary Screen Actors Guild Awards
By Sentinel News Service
Published January 7, 2019
The multifaceted Yara Shahidi has been named an Ambassador for the 25th Anniversary Screen Actors Guild Awards®. In this role, she will participate in various SAG Awards® pre-show events and share her insider’s view via social media. Shahidi joins Harry Shum Jr., who was previously announced as a SAG Awards Ambassador, in this special celebratory role.

Audiences can expect Shahidi to post her first-hand experiences of SAG Awards news and behind-the-scenes impressions of the production during the crucial days leading up to the show. Yara Shahidi has previously attended the SAG Awards twice as a Comedy Ensemble Nominee with her fellow cast members from “black-ish.” The 25th Annual SAG Awards will be simulcast live on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.

Yara Shahidi
Yara Shahidi features in the multiple SAG Awards, Emmy® and Golden Globe® -nominated ABC series “black-ish” as the ambitious, popular and technologically infatuated student Zoey Johnson. Shahidi now stars as the same character in the show’s Freeform spin-off “grown-ish,” which sees Zoey transition from high school to higher education and impending adulthood, while recurrently appearing in “black-ish” as well. The second season of “grown-ish” premiered on Jan. 2, 2019.

Shahidi’s first major break was being cast opposite Eddie Murphy in Paramount’s heartwarming comedy “Imagine That“(2009). Other credits include: Sony Pictures’ “Unthinkable” (2010); Columbia Pictures’ “Salt”(2010); Summit Entertainment’s “Alex Cross” (2012); and the Michael De Luca Productions / Weinstein Co. film “Butter” (2011). Shahidi will next be seen starring in the Warner Bros. coming-of-age romance “The Sun Is Also a Star.”

Yara Shahidi – actor, model and activist – can be found online at yarashahidi.com and as @yarashahidi on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.

 

Categories: Entertainment | Exclusive (Entertainment)
Tags: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |

Get the Los Angeles Sentinel App!



Since 1933 The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself.
86 Years of LA Sentinel.
Black News.
SEARCH:    
Videos


Photo of the Day

Events

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





NIPSEY HUSSLE
COMMEMORATIVE EDITION

LA Watts Times


TOS-Cookbook-Web

© 2019 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul

Close / I'm already on the list

Subscribe Today!

Don't be limited anymore! Subscribe Now »

** Existing subscribers, please Login / Register for Digital »

Subscribe to The Los Angeles Sentinel for only $5.99 $3.99 per month, with 1 month free!

Relax in comfort each week as you read the printed newspaper on your own time, delivered weekly to your home or office. This subscription also includes UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS for all of your devices. Includes FREE shipping! One easy payment of $3.99/month gets you:

Subscribe Now »