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Nyle DiMarco Says the Point of ‘Deaf U’ Docuseries Is to ‘Show Deaf People Are Human’ | Entertainment Tonight

The series follows a group of deaf students at Gallaudet University, the renowned private college in Washington, D.C. Deaf U, the first docuseries of its kind, following a group of deaf students at Gallaudet University, the renowned private college in Washington, D.C., is set to premiere on Oct. 9 on Netflix. “This project titled Deaf U really […]

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‘Deaf U’: Netflix Series Shows “Diversity And Layers” Of Deaf Experience – Deadline

The Gallaudet University students featured in Netflix’s Deaf U invite viewers to see life through their eyes. The Gallaudet University students featured in Netflix’s Deaf U invite viewers, regardless of hearing ability, to see life through their eyes. Daequan Taylor, Cheyanna Clearbrook, Renate Rose and Rodney Buford are the subjects of the new Netflix docuseries produced by Nyle […]

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“Deaf U”: Deaf Culture On Display in Netflix Series | IndieWire

Producer Nyle DiMarco, a Galludet University alumnus, wanted to show the diversity of experience at the school. It’s interesting to be a disabled journalist covering shows about disability; in a junket format like what the TCAs, it often exposes just why shows like “Deaf U” are so vital. Many journalists asked more about the technical […]

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Nyle DiMarco, Concordia Studio Partner for Real Life Drama ‘Deaf President Now!’ | Hollywood Reporter

The project is set at Gallaudet University, the nation’s premier institution of higher education for deaf and hard of hearing students. Concordia Studio is backing a real-life drama set at Gallaudet University, the nation’s premier institution of higher education for deaf and hard of hearing students, with help from Nyle DiMarco. The deaf actor and activist will work […]

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Actor/Model Nyle DiMarco is Giving Us the Deaf TV Show of Our Dreams | Femestella

While Hollywood is facing a new reckoning concerning how it handles representation, some actors are taking advantage of the tumult to create opportunities for themselves. That can be said about the male model and actor Nyle DiMarco, who has a comedy series based about his life as a deaf man in development. The show, which […]

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Nyle Dimarco Developing Comedy About Deaf Man At Spectrum – Deadline

Nyle Dimarco, the deaf model and actor who won America’s Next Top Model and Dancing with the Stars, has sold a comedy about being a deaf man in America to Spectrum. Deadline understands that the Charter Communications-backed platform is developing the half-hour project with Daniel Dae Kim’s production company 3AD and Melrose Placed. Source: Nyle Dimarco Developing Comedy About Deaf Man At Spectrum – Deadline