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Daveed Diggs & Sesame Street's Super Bowl Commercial for DoorDash - Watch Now!

Daveed Diggs is hanging out with the Sesame Street gang!

The 39-year-old Hamilton, Snowpiercer, and Blindspotting actor starred alongside Sesame Street characters in DoorDash’s new commercial airing during the 2021 Super Bowl on Sunday (February 7).

Sesame Street characters in the commercial include Big Bird, Grover, and Cookie Monster among others.

In the commercial, Daveed and the Sesame Street gang show just how easy and convenient it is for people to use and order food from the food delivery service while also encouraging people to order/shop local.

In a recent interview, Daveed gushed about working with all the people on set of Sesame Street, along with the people that control the characters.

“The performers are incredible. I remember sitting on the couch with Cookie Monster, and we’re between takes just having conversations, you know, just like actors talk to each other between takes, catching up on what each other was doing,” Daveed shared with People. You totally forget that [those characters] are animated.”

Check out all of the commercials airing during the Super Bowl here!

Daveed Diggs Says He's Worked Harder on His 'Little Mermaid' Character Sebastian Than Anything Else He's Done

It was just recently confirmed that Daveed Diggs will star in the upcoming live action adaptation of The Little Mermaid as Sebastian, and now the actor is opening up about the role.

“I worked harder on Sebastian probably than I have for any role in my life,” the 39-year-old actor revealed in a new interview with Collider. “It’s tricky.”

Daveed continued, saying that he tends “to say yes to things when I feel like I can do it, but I’m actually not sure I’m the smart choice or the person naturally who should be doing it. That’s true of Sebastian, for a lot of ways that are uncomfortable.”

“I’m not of Caribbean descent, doing that kind of work and trying to immerse myself. I’ve spent a lot of time in Trinidad and I went to Jamaica to research, and I did a lot of voice work with Chris Walker and with the late Tony Hall, to try to get the voice right,” he added. “But more than the voice, the thing about a dialect is that everybody’s voice is actually very different, so consistency is really more important than accuracy. Your speech pattern is based on culture, and that was the thing I didn’t wanna let down.”

Daveed admits that with his role as Sebastian, he wants “somebody who is from Trinidad or from Jamaica, depending on where we landed with the role, to be able to see themselves in this, in some way.”

He also went on to say that it is cool being part of the film, as he does get to hear most of the new songs before anyone else.

“[It's] pretty wild. You get to hear a new song before it comes out and it’s amazing, and then you hear the performance of it by an actor you might not expect to be able to do that and that’s also amazing,” he shares. “There are so many cool surprises that I know and I’m just sitting on.”

Daveed will star with Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy, Javier Bardem, Jacob Tremblay and Awkwafina in the upcoming film.

Daveed‘s TNT series, Snowpiercer, returns for season two tonight.

Disney Confirms Cast for 'The Little Mermaid' Live-Action Movie!

Disney made so many announcements this week and among them was the confirmation of the cast of the upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action remake.

It has been months since we first learned about who would be bringing these roles to life, but this is the first time Disney has confirmed some of the names.

The cast includes an Oscar winner, a five-time Grammy nominee, a Tony Award winner, and more.

The upcoming movie will be directed by Rob Marshall, who previously directed movie musicals like Chicago, Nine, Into the Woods, and Mary Poppins Returns.

Click inside to check out the full cast list… More Here! »

'Snowpiercer' Brings Layton & Wilford Face To Face In First Trailer For Season Two

Daveed Diggs and Sean Bean come face to face in the brand new trailer for the second season of Snowpiercer.

During the virtual New York Comic Con panel, showrunner Graeme Manson opened up about the threat of Wilford and the dynamic between him and Alexandra, who is also Melanie’s daughter.

“We’re just very lucky to have [Rowan Blanchard, who plays Alexandra] with us. It’s really nice to have someone of her age next to Sean Bean and watch those two work together,” he shared. “But it’s a true shock at the end of Season 1 that that’s who this is and then it’s going to be a tremendous shock for Melanie at the beginning of Season 2, that her daughter is alive.”

He continued, “Not only that her daughter is alive, her daughter has been under Wilford’s sway and to some degree, or to a degree that we’re going to figure out, has been turned against her. So it’s a terribly heartbreaking position for Melanie to step into and it also sets up Rowan’s character for a real journey throughout the season, a journey of enlightenment and a journey into adulthood, really.”

Snowpiercer season two will premiere in January on TNT.

Hamilton's Daveed Diggs Is Dating Another Star from the Show, Emmy Raver-Lampman!

Daveed Diggs is one of the Tony-winning stars of Hamilton and he not only found massive success from his time in the show… he also found love!

The 38-year-old actor is dating Emmy Raver-Lampman, who was one of the ensemble members in the original Broadway cast of the musical. She is not featured in the movie though.

Emmy was an understudy for all three lead female roles while on Broadway and she originated the role of Angelica Schuyler in the Hamilton tour. She now plays the role of Allison Hargreeves in the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy and the second season is coming out this summer!

Daveed won the Tony Award for playing the dual roles of Lafayette and Jefferson. He went on to star in the movies Blindspotting and Velvet Buzzsaw, as well as the new Snowpiercer series.

Two other stars from the original Broadway cast became a couple and now they are engaged!

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Hamilton's Daveed Diggs Supports Girlfriend Emmy Raver-Lampman at One of L.A.'s First Premieres Amid Pandemic

Daveed Diggs and Emmy Raver-Lampman wear matching face masks while attending the red carpet premiere of her movie aTypical Wednesday on Wednesday (June 24) at The Montalban in Hollywood.

The event was the first major movie premiere to happen following the start of the pandemic and the shutdown of movie theaters around the country.

Variety reports that the 200-person venue was limited to 60 attendees and guests had their temperatures taken and were required to wear face masks. Some celebs took off their masks while posing for photos on the carpet.

Emmy, who is in Netflix’s Umbrella Academy, stars in the movie and she was joined at the event by writer, director and co-star J. Lee. Other celebs there included Rent co-stars Taye Diggs and Tracie Thoms, as well as SpeechlessCedric Yarbrough.

Daveed won a Tony Award for his work in the musical Hamilton and here’s how you can watch his performance on TV for the first time!

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Disney Pixar's 'Soul' Releases Trailer, Featuring Voices of Jamie Foxx & Tina Fey - Watch Now!

Disney and Pixar‘s Soul is coming soon!

The upcoming movie hits theaters in the United States on June 19, and a new trailer and posted debuted on Thursday (March 12).

Here’s a plot summary: Joe Gardner is a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before – a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe teams up with a precocious soul, 22, who has never understood the appeal of the human experience. As Joe desperately tries to show 22 what’s great about living, he may just discover the answers to some of life’s most important questions.

The movie features the voices of Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett, Questlove and Daveed Diggs.

In case you missed it, another Pixar movie just topped the box office – but coronavirus fears might have earned it a very low opening.

Watch the trailer for Soul

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