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Ojinika Obiekwe


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Past articles by Ojinika:

Cast of new ‘My Little Pony’ Netflix movie talks iconic franchise

“My Little Pony” was first introduced nearly 40 years ago with six original pony characters. Now, they’re back with an new animated feature on Netflix. Since the franchise’s launch, there’s been movies, an animated series, books, toys, and lots of music. The ponies, with some new friends, return with a magical message in “My Little […] → Read More

‘Smart, Funny and Black’: Amanda Seales talks NY Comedy Festival performance

Amanda Seales knows how to style and profile, but that’s probably because picking an outfit requires a scientific approach. The comedian, actress, writer, and producer spoke with PIX11 News to share more about her comedy show for the New York Comedy Festival, “Smart, Funny, and Black.” Catch Seales at the Apollo Theater for the New […] → Read More

Actor Jordan Dean talks Lifetime movie ‘Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace’

There’s a lot of content out there about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and we can’t get enough. Millions tuned in to their interview with Oprah Winfrey and millions more have watched the documentaries and television movies about their lives. On Monday, Lifetime premieres “Harry and Meghan: Escaping the Palace,” which is the third film […] → Read More

Meet the superhero actor whose debut is the highly-anticipated ‘Shang-Chi’

Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings” is already one of the biggest action films of the year. Part of the reason, we have to assume, is the incredible debut performance by 12-year-old Jayden Zhang. He just happens to be the PIX11 Morning News crew’s new favorite person, too. → Read More

‘Blindspotting’ star Jaylen Barron talks dark comedy series

NEW YORK — On the hit series “Blindspotting,” Trish is ready to expand her business and is looking to get a loan from the bank. The only problem could be her pitch. So, did she convince the bank manager? Actress Jaylen Barron, who plays Trish in the dark comedy shared the answer in her chat […] → Read More

Actress, activist Selenis Leyva talks new book, supporting LGBTQ+ community

NEW YORK — She’s best known for her role as Gloria Mendoza in Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black,” but Selenis Leyva has also appeared on many shows, including the original “Law and Order.” Now, you can see her on “Diary of a Future President.” When this star is not on screen, she’s using her […] → Read More

Musicians Jonathan Jonah, Matthew Shapiro talk new Nickelodeon show ‘The BeatBuds, Let’s Jam!’

NEW YORK — Beginning Monday, kids can jam out while following the musical adventures of Jonny and Matty. Jonathan Jonah and Matthew Shapiro stepped out of their animated forms to chat with PIX11 News’ Ojinika Obiekwe about their new Nickelodeon series, “The BeatBuds, Let’s Jam!,” and what people can expect. Catch “The BeatBuds, Let’s Jam!” […] → Read More

Jasmine Davis breaks down new season of ‘The Chi’ on Showtime

NEW YORK — It’s hard to rattle Imani because she’s holding things down on “The Chi.” Actress Jasmine Davis joined the PIX11 Morning News to talk about her character and the show’s new season on Showtime. You can catch the season four premiere of “The Chi” on Showtime this Sunday night. → Read More

Actress Kron Moore talks ‘Tyler Perry’s The Oval’

When this first lady is throwing shade your way, you’d better be ready. Kron Moore from the hit series “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” spoke to PIX11 News’ Ojinika Obiekwe about the Tyler Perry show, it’s twists and turns and what we can expect with the show. Catch “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” on Tuesday at 9 […] → Read More

Actor Matt Lanter talks 'Chasing the Rain,' a film 10 years in the making

Fans love him as the voice of Anakin Skywalker in the animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” However, Matt Lanter’s latest role does not require a light saber — just a camera. He spoke to PIX11’s Ojinika Obiekwe about “Chasing the Rain” and why the film is nearly 10 years in the making. → Read More

King Bach dishes on new film ‘Love, Weddings, & Other Disasters’

NEW YORK —Andrew Bachelor, also known as King Bach, joined the PIX11 Morning News Tuesday to discuss his new film, “Love, Weddings, & Other Disasters,” and how he’s managed to parlay being one of the most influential names on the internet to being an in-demand actor, producer and content creator. → Read More

Oji takes on a new challenge: The plank challenge

Oji is back with her challenge of the week! This time, her partner in crime is halfway across the world. This week’s challenge was inspired by comedian, actress and singer Chioma Omeruah. Not only does she deliver laughs, she’s delivering some fitness inspiration. → Read More

Oji takes on a new challenge: A key lime a day

PIX11’s Ojinika Obiekwe takes on a new challenge this week! Sierra Carter explains what Oji needs to do for the key lime a day challenge → Read More

Keeping it real with comedian Amanda Seales

Comedian Amanda Seales chats with PIX11 Morning News about returning to the stand-up stage. → Read More

Jordan Fisher makes 'Dear Evan Hansen' debut

It’s the role made unforgettable by Ben Platt. Now, the iconic blue polo was passed down from Andrew Barth Feldman to another leading man, Jordan Fisher. → Read More

The Temptations story hits a high note on Broadway

Jawan Jackson stars as bass singer Melvin Franklin in the Temptations bio-musical, "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations" on Broadway. → Read More

Growing up in the shadows of a beauty queen mom

In the new play "Miss America's Ugly Daughter," Barra Grant tells her ugly-duckling story about growing up with her beauty queen mother—the first, and only, Jewish Miss America. → Read More

The most anticipated summer movies of 2019

Ojinika Obiekwe sits down with Fandango's Erik Davis and discusses 2019's most anticipated summer movies. → Read More

Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal preview 2019 Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival co-founders Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal tell PIX11 what to expect from the annual New York film fest as they get ready to launch its 18th year. → Read More

Supermodel and entrepreneur Christie Brinkley is back on Broadway in ‘Chicago’

NEW YORK — Supermodel and entrepreneur Christie Brinkley is back on Broadway! Brinkley is reprising her role as “Roxie Hart” in the Tony Award-winning musical “Chicago.” She sits down with ultimate fan-girl Oji Obiekwe just ahead of her latest Broadway run. → Read More