In the news: From Little Mosque to Othello

From the Canadian Press:

  • ‘Little Mosque’ stars stretch wings for TV adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’
    “Zaib Shaikh, who plays the affable and occasionally rattled imam on Little Mosque on the Prairie, was itching to do something darker during a break from shooting the popular CBC comedy late last year. He found himself pondering a television adaptation of Othello: The Tragedy of the Moor with his Little Mosque co-star, Carlo Rota, in the title role. Rota, too, was keen to ‘stretch his wings.'” Read more.