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  1. The Intouchables' Omar Sy star stays true to his rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    French actor now based in LA has moved on from worldwide hit of 2011 to play the lead in a gritty drama about a Senegalese immigrant struggling to get by in France without proper papers French actor Omar Sy has come a long way from the gritty Paris suburbs where he grew up. But sitting in a five-star Beverly Hills hotel, he has clearly not forgotten his immigrant roots.

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  2. Video Review: Does "Samba" Have the Rhythm of the Famous Brazilian Dance?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Patch.com

    Directed by Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, "Samba" is a tale of finding one's happiness through self-discovery, love and friendship. The film stars Omar Sy (pronounced "See") in the title role and French-cinema star Charlotte Gainsbourg as Samba's love interest.

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  3. Movie review: Strong actors can't save bad script in 'Samba'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Myrtle Beach Online

    In "Jurassic World," a movie about undocumented workers adjusting to life, and theme park employment, in their adopted home, Omar Sy takes a supporting role, backing up the heroics of headliner Chris Pratt. In his too-few scenes Sy gives a serviceable, mechanical blockbuster a rooting interest and a jolt of charisma it wouldn't otherwise have.

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  4. Review: Strong acting can't save week screenplay in 'Samba'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Campbell Reporter

    In "Jurassic World" -- a movie about undocumented workers adjusting to life and theme-park employment in their adopted home -- Omar Sy plays a supporting role, backing up the heroics of headliner Chris Pratt. In his too-few scenes, Sy gives this serviceable, mechanical blockbuster a jolt of charisma it wouldn't otherwise have.

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  5. 'Samba': a light take on immigrant's travails in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Times

    ... behind the hit French odd-couple comedy "The Intouchables," the breezy "Samba" centers on a Senegalese immigrant (Omar Sy) and his caseworker (Charlotte Gainsbourg). Hovering between the insider and outsider perspectives the two characters ...

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  6. Omar Sy -- star of most successful French film everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Campbell Reporter

    French actor Omar Sy decided to take a "step back" after the international success of the 2011 comedy-drama "The Intouchables." Sy became the first actor of African descent to win the Cesar Award, France's equivalent of the Oscar, for best actor with his charming performance in the film as Driss, a fun-loving young man from the Parisian housing projects who is hired to care for a wealthy quadriplegic.

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  7. Charlotte Gainsbourg on Co-Starring in the French Drama, SambaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | ComingSoon.net

    ... to the global blockbuster The Intouchables . The dramedy reunites the filmmakers with that film's breakout star Omar Sy , who plays the title role of an illegal Senagalese immigrant trying not to get kicked out of France with the help of troubled ...

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  8. Every Change X-Men: Days Of Future Past's Movie Made To The ComicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Cinema Blend News

    ... was the main character in this iteration, which might explain why Singer decided to include the character (played by Omar Sy) in the film. The more you know, amirite?

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  9. Samba: A white shade of blackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Chicago Reader

    ... white-collar worker on hiatus from her job, uses her free time to volunteer with a Paris immigration office. Samba (Omar Sy), a dishwasher at a fancy hotel, is at risk of being deported even though he's worked in France for a decade. The two meet ...

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  10. 'Samba' a sincere, endearing immigration dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Daily Herald

    ... you can reuse this article. For 10 years, a Senegalese immigrant named Samba (appealingly vulnerable French actor Omar Sy, seen briefly as Barry, an employee of "Jurassic World") has labored in French restaurants while hoping to one day earn his ...

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  11. French actor and comedian Omar Sy on the path to international stardomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Reuters

    July 29 - Omar Sy speaks about his most recent role in ''Samba,'' working in Hollywood and his struggle to master the English language. John Russell reports.

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  12. Samba' - a strong look at immigration in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | SFGate

    ... unbearable extrovert annoying a guy in a wheelchair? But "Samba" is a much better film and makes a strong case for Omar Sy, who played the assistant in "Intouchables." He has calmed down for this film and holds the screen with the thought and the ...

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  13. Movies opening July 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | SFGate

    ... action-packed chapter of the long-running franchise. Rated PG-13. Samba: An undocumented Senegalese immigrant (Omar Sy) fights to stay in France and forges a relationship with Alice (Charlotte Gainsbourg), his caseworker, in this drama that reunites ...

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  14. Removing the Stigma: Omar Sy on "The Intouchables" and "Samba"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... tale of the friendship between a quadriplegic man, Philippe (FranA ois Cluzet), and his caregiver, Driss ( Omar Sy )-a man of a different race and class, was endearing primarily in how it subverted societally imposed stereotypes. Refusing to be ...

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  15. Omar Sy, Hollywood-hot post-'Intouchables,' returns to France for 'Samba'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Myrtle Beach Online

    French actor Omar Sy decided to take a "step back" after the international success of the 2011 comedy-drama "The Intouchables." Sy became the first actor of African descent to win the Cesar Award, France's equivalent of the Oscar, for best actor for his charming performance in the film as Driss, a fun-loving young man from the Parisian projects who is hired to care for a wealthy quadriplegic.

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  16. International star Omar Sy learns the language of HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Omar Sy poses for a portrait at the Montage Hotel on Monday, July 20, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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  17. French Star Omar Sy Learns Language of HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | USA Today

    If you live in the United States, you probably don't know Omar Sy by name. But chances are, you've seen him.

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  18. French leading man Sy gaining in HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Chronicle Herald

    If you live in the United States, you probably don't know Omar Sy by name. But chances are, you've seen him.

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  19. Tyrese Gibson Confirms Meeting with Warner Bros. About 'Green Lantern Corps'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | /film

    ... that he's the best choice for Green Lantern. Frankly, I'd rather see someone like David Oyelowo, Chiwetel Ejiofor or Omar Sy in the role, or even a younger Green Lantern like Tyler James Williams ( The Walking Dead ). Plus, he's being a little ...

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  20. Jacket worn in by Ringo Starr in movie sells for $46KRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | York Dispatch

    ... , maybe a sprinkle of balsamic vinegar. LOS ANGELES (AP) - If you live in the United States, you probably don't know Omar Sy by name. But chances are, you've seen him.

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