Monday, February 13, 2017

Dwight Henry Signs with Kor Talent Agency

Agency Notes: KOR TALENT AGENCY has signed award-winning actor DWIGHT HENRY for representation under Franchesca Maselli, CEO of the agency. The announcement follows Henry’s recent turn as Isaac Turner in the 2016 film THE BIRTH OF A NATION. “We are incredibly proud to be working with Dwight, who is a very special talent,” said Maselli. “He is a powerful actor with charisma and grit who is destined to become a household name.” Henry, a former New Orleans baker, first rose to prominence with his breakout role as Wink, the explosive father of six-year-old Hushpuppy, in the Oscar nominated film BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD. Henry received both the Los Angeles Film Critics and Bombay International Film FestivalAward for his performance. He has also appeared in the Oscar winning Steve McQueen film 12 YEARS A SLAVE and THE SOUND AND THE FURY, starring opposite James Franco.