Muslims Are Having A Hollywood Moment

On the set of East of La Brea at the Islamic Center of Southern California. The web series, which focuses on two Muslim-American women, is one of a new crop of shows featuring Muslim characters.

More and more sitcoms and dramas on TV and online feature Muslim characters and storylines. That is due, in part, to a new crop of Muslim writers, comedians and actors creating the shows themselves.

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