title role

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title role

the role of the character after whom a play, etc., is named
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Released during the halftime break of the final FIFA Women's World Cup match, the teaser featured Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei in the titular role, showing off her sword-fighting skills in what looks like an action-packed retelling of the story.
The second collaboration between Pritzker and Marsalis (the pair previously teamed up for the Armstrong drama Louis), Bolden features Gary Carr in the titular role. Robert Ri'chard works closely with Carr, playing the crucial part of Bolden's clarinetist George Banquet.
Monroe's life has been featured in a number of projects over the years, such as the 2011 feature film drama, "My Week with Marilyn," in which actor Michelle Williams earned an Oscar nomination for her titular role.
He received the first of his two Golden Globe nomination for TV film "Conagher," where he played the titular role and starred alongside his wife Katharine Ross.
Directed by James Wan, "Aquaman" stars Jason Momoa in the titular role alongside Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson and Dolph Lundgren.
The live-action Winnie-the-Pooh doesn't hold a candle to Paddington for charm and Ewan McGregor struggles in the titular role.
So this Sunday we'll be rousing ourselves to the Grand Opera House where baritone Sebastian Catana begins a week-long stint in the titular role. Look for us in a box, in top hat and tails and quaffing more Dom and Canapes - manservant in tow of course...
Corey Jones will be making his debut performance for the theatre, taking on the titular role of the infamous boy who reused to grow up, the one and only Peter Pan.
Being directed by Anita Udeep, who has already helmed Kulir 100*, the film features Oviyaa in the titular role and the makers are currently shooting the project in and around Chennai.
The films featured Arnold Schwarzenegger, who played the titular role of both the good and bad robots from the future.
Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb' featured Sellers in the titular role and two others, and won the wildly varied actor an Oscar nominated for Best Leading Role.
Fiennes will play the titular role and Redgrave Queen Margaret in the play, which is transferring from London's Almeida Theatre.