Mya Taylor (Tangerine) has booked a role in Dietland, AMC's 10-episode straight-to-series darkly comedic drama based on Sarai Walker's novel, which is set for a 2018 premiere. Also, Mark Tallman (Rise) is set for a multi-episode arc on the show.
Tangerine co-star Mya Taylor made a bit of awards history today at the Spirit Awards, becoming the first transgender performer to pick up a major film acting award. She was given the Best Supporting Female nod for her role in Sean Baker’s low-budget indie.
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ICM Partners has signed Mya Taylor, a star of the indie pic Tangerinethat has been garnering attention this awards season. Taylor and the film’s co-star Kitana Kiki Rodriguez are in the midst of the first Oscar campaign for trans actors via distributor Magnolia Pictures and executive producers Jay and Mark Duplass.