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Chiwetel Ejiofor Admits He's A Loner

Chiwetel Ejiofor thinks he's a loner.The Oscar-nominated actor, who starred in Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave', says he's become more ''self-reliant'' as he's got older.And asked if he considers himself to be a loner,...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Admits He's Confused By Fame

Chiwetel Ejiofor struggles to understand fame.The 37-year-old actor, who's best known for his starring role in the Steve McQueen-directed '12 Years a Slave', says he's conscious that his profile has risen markedly since appearing in...

A Week In Movies: Berlin Wraps Up, Dames Judi And Maggie Hit The Red Carpet, Julia Roberts Films In L.a. And There Are New Trailers For Age Of Adaline, Big Game And Crimson Peak

The Berlin Film Festival wrapped up last weekend after the premiere for Disney's new live-action version of Cinderella, and stars Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Lily James and Richard Madden, plus director Kenneth Branagh were...

David Oyelowo Frustrated By British Cinema

David Oyelowo doesn't think British cinema tells stories ''with black protagonists in a heroic context''.The 38-year-old actor - who recently starred as civil rights leader Martin Luther King in the Ava DuVernay-directed movie 'Selma' -...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Talks About His Character Exploration For 'Z For Zachariah'

Chiwetel Ejiofor is set to star in a chilling adaptation of Robert C. O'Brien's apocalyptic novel 'Z for Zachariah', and while he is highly respected for his versatility in acting roles, he admits he found...

Is Chiwetel Ejiofor Starring In 'Doctor Strange'?

Chiwetel Ejiofor, the Oscar-nominated star of 12 Years a Slave, is in early talks to star opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel's Doctor Strange. Sources tell Variety that negotiations are at a very early stage but...

Chiwetel Ejiofor For Doctor Strange?

Chiwetel Ejiofor could be set to star in 'Doctor Strange'.The 'Z For Zachariah' star is being courted by Marvel to take on a so far unspecified role in the upcoming film, which would mark his...

Julia Roberts For The Secret In Their Eyes

Julia Roberts is to star in the remake of 'The Secret in Their Eyes'.The 'August: Osage County' actress has been signed up to play the female lead in the upcoming Billy Ray-directed remake of the...

Breaking Bad Sweeps Emmy Awards

'Breaking Bad' was the big winner at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards last night (25.08.14).The critically acclaimed drama, which came to an end last year, celebrated its swansong with a slew of awards including the...

Non-white Ethnic Groups Dangerously Under/misepresented In Hollywood

A study has found that non-white ethnic groups were severely underrepresented in Hollywood in 2013, indicating deep-seated issues regarding inclusion and equality at the heart of the movie industry.'12 Years a Slave' - an Oscar...

Half Of A Yellow Sun Scores Nigerian Release

Producers behind Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton's new film Half Of A Yellow Sun have been granted an August (14) release date in Nigeria following a dispute with the nation's censorship officials.The movie, based on...

Jessica Chastain And Chiwetel Ejiofor Feted At Italian Film Festival

Jessica Chastain and Chiwetel Ejiofor will be named actress and actor of the year at a film festival on the Italian island of Ischia.The Ischia Global Film & Music Fest, which is held in July...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play Real-life British Drug Trafficker Thomas Mcfadden

Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor has stepped in to replace Don Cheadle in a new film about a real-life British drug trafficker who spent years imprisoned in Bolivia.The 12 Years A Slave star will portray Thomas MCFadden...

'Mandela's' Lack Of Awards Down To '12 Years' Guilt Hoover, Suggests Screenwriter

‘12 Years a Slave’ was, rightfully, the recipient of huge praise and numerous awards. The remarkable story of Solomon Northrup - portrayed by Chiwitel Ejiofor - was masterfully directed by Steve McQueen. But that success,...

The Hunger Games Wins Big At The Empire Cinemas Alternative Movie Awards

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' triumphed at The Empire Cinemas Alternative Movie Awards.Jennifer Lawrence won Sexiest Actress and Best Film Hero for her portrayal of Katniss Everdeen in the second installment of the adaptation...

Sainsbury's Criticised For Ragged Mannequin Next To '12 Years A Slave' Dvd Promo

As one of the biggest, most critically acclaimed and most decorated films of 2013, 12 Years a Slave was always going to be a big DVD release, but someone working for the supermarket chain Sainsbury’s...

Chiwetel Ejiofor And Gwyneth Paltrow To Star In The Secret In Their Eyes Remake

British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is teaming up with Gwyneth Paltrow to star in a remake of Oscar-winning Argentinian film The Secret In Their Eyes.The 12 Years A Slave star will lead the cast of the...

Beyonce, Jay Z Lead Bet Awards Nominations

Beyonce and Jay Z lead this year's BET Awards nominations.The superstar couple have garnered five nods apiece at the annual awards ceremony celebrating the best in black entertainment, while rapper Drake is also up for...

PenéLope Cruz To Play Bond Girl?

Penélope Cruz could be set to star in the next James Bond film.The 39-year-old actress is reportedly in the running to play the spy's lover in the upcoming next instalment, which will be a follow...

Next Bond Villain Chiwetel Ejiofor: His Career So Far

12 Years a Slave may have finally brought Chiwetel Ejiofor the worldwide recognition he deserved, but now the actor is reported to be taking on another massive role, as James Bond's new nemesis in the...

'12 Years A Slave' Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor Set For Bond Villain Role

The Oscar-nominated star of 12 Years A Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor, is likely to become the next James Bond villain, according to Variety. The trade magazine says the British star is the top name on producers'...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Targeted As Bond Villain

Chiwetel Ejiofor is set to star in Bond 24.The '12 Years a Slave' actor is reportedly being eyed to play the main villain in the next movie in the iconic spy franchise, ''multiple'' sources told...

Dame Judi Dench And Chiwetel Ejiofor Dominate Irish Film & Television Awards

Dame Judi Dench and Chiwetel Ejiofor won major acting prizes at the Irish Film & Television Awards on Saturday (05Apr14).Dench picked up the International Actress trophy for her turn in Philomena, in which she played...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play James Bond Villain In 'Bond 24'?

Chiwetel Ejiofor is being considered for a part in the upcoming James Bond movie as the villain. The 12 Years A Slave actor is not in official talks with the studios behind the 2015 film...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Considered For Bond Villain Role - Report

12 Years A Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor has reportedly become a frontrunner to play the Bond villain in the next 007 blockbuster.Sources tell trade paper Variety that Mgm and Sony executives are considering casting the...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Targeted To Play Next James Bond Villain Character

Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor might be taking on agent 007 in the near future.The Wrap reports, the 36 year-old Brit is being targeted to play opposite Daniel Craig as James Bond's nemesis in the 24th...

Anthony Mackie Joins Triple Nine Cast?

Anthony Mackie is in talks to join the cast of 'Triple Nine'. The 35-year-old actor is in negotiations to join a star studded cast which includes '12 Years a Slave' star Chiwetel Ejiofor, Labor Day's...

Odds Suggest 'Star Wars Episode 7' Cast Is Fisher, Ford, Hamill, Oldman, Driver

The Star Wars Episode 7 cast will be nearing completion behind closed doors, but fans are still none the wiser as to who will be starring in one of the biggest movies of the past...

Chris Pine Slapped With Six Month Driving Ban After Pleading Guilty To Dui

Chris Pine has pleaded guilty to a DUI charge after having being caught drunk driving in New Zealand. The 33 year-old Star Trek actor was handed a six month suspension of his New Zealand driving...

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