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David Harewood Notes Demand For Diversity Onscreen

Stars such as Will and Jada Pinkett Smith opted to boycott the Academy Awards last month (Feb16) following the lack of black nominees. Since then, there have been significant attempts to increase diversity in Hollywood,...

David Harewood Almost Quit Acting Due To Depression

The Supergirl star landed the role of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer David Estes in the TV drama in 2011, even though he initially rejected the script without even reading it and only...

Jada Pinkett-smith Asks If People Of Colour Should Boycott The 'So White' Oscars

Actress Jada Pinkett-Smith has raised the question of whether or not people of colour should boycott the Oscars after this year’s nominations once again failed to recognise non-white actors and directors. When the nominations were...

David Harewood Calls On Stars To Attend The Oscars In 'Blackface' To Protest All-white Nominations

Like many film fans, the British actor was upset by the lack of nominations for black and minority ethnic stars in the lead and supporting Oscar categories, when they were announced on Thursday...

'Supergirl' Pilot Crash Lands On Cbs - Meet The Characters So Far... [Pictures]

'Supergirl' finally premiered on CBS last night (October 26th 2015) and with it we were introduced to the main cast; reviving characters from the original DC comics as well as unveiling new additions to the...

David Harewood To Play Next James Bond?

David Harewood wants to play the next James Bond. The 'Homeland' star, 49, has admitted he would love to take over the role of the iconic secret agent from Daniel Craig, who has hinted the...

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Campaign To Save Human Rights Act From Being Scrapped

Benedict Cumberbatch is one of a number of British actors to put their names to a new appeal to prevent the new Conservative government in Britain from repealing the Human Rights Act.The ‘Sherlock’ actor was...

Benedict Cumberbatch Urges Brits To Keep Human Rights Act

The Sherlock star is among the celebrities who have filmed a series of videos for the Liberty organisation to protest against plans to repeal the European Human Rights Act and replace it with...

David Harewood And Tinie Tempah Support Voting Campaign

The former Homeland star and the British rapper feature in a poster campaign for Operation Black Vote, which encourages minority groups to make their voices heard by casting a ballot on polling day...

David Harewood Launches Appeal For Black Stem Cell Donors

The actor has teamed up with stem cell charity Anthony Nolan and the African-Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT) to launch an appeal encouraging young, black Brits to donate bone marrow so leukaemia sufferers in...

Take A Look At Melissa Benoist's 'Supergirl' Costume For Upcoming Cbs Series

The first images of Melissa Benoist as ‘Supergirl’ in CBS’ upcoming series have just been released and of course all the talk is about the heroine’s new costume. The ‘Glee’ actress has dyed her hair...

Homeland Star Cast As Alien Threat Leader In Supergirl Series

Homeland star David Harewood and Grey's Anatomy regular Chyler Leigh have been added to the cast of the upcoming Supergirl Tv series.Harewood will play Hank Henshaw, a former Cia agent who heads up an alien...

David Harewood And Stephen Fry Join Climate Change Campaign

Stars including actor David Harewood, funnyman Stephen Fry and rocker Jarvis Cocker are fronting a new climate change campaign.Former Homeland star Harewood opens the 'Show the Love' campaign video by reciting a line from William...

So That's Why Sacha Baron Cohen Was Kicked Out Of Wembley

Sacha Baron Cohen is acquiring quite the cast for his quirky sounding football hooligan comedy 'Grimsby', with Johnny Vegas, Ian McShane, Homeland star David Harewood and Oscar-nominated Gabourey Sidibe all signing on the dotted line....

Sacha Baron Cohen Adds To 'Grimsby' Cast With Mcshane, Harewood, Sidibe And Vegas

Sacha Baron Cohen’s spoof spy comedy, ‘Grimsby’, is beginning to take shape. According to the Hollywood Reporter, actor Ian McShane (Hercules) David Harewood (Homeland), Gabourey Sidibe (Precious) and English comedian Johnny Vegas have all been...

David Harewood: 'Britain Has Lost A Generation Of Black Actors'

Former Homeland star David Harewood is adamant the U.K. has "lost" a generation of black actors to America through a lack of strong roles.Harewood, who played Central Intelligence Agency (Cia) boss David Estes in the...

David Harewood Devastated By Homeland Exit

Actor David Harewood was upset when he was written out of hit Tv show Homeland just as he was beginning to enjoy his first taste of success.The Brit played Central Intelligence Agency (Cia) boss David...

David Harewood Lands Hometown Walk Of Fame Star

Homeland actor David Harewood has landed a star on his hometown's equivalent of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The actor who hails from Birmingham, England has become a big star in the U.S. after landing the...

Calling All Timelords! Doctor Who Audition Script Released By Steven Moffat

Ever fancied yourself behind the controls to the TARDIS? This could be your chance: the audition script used by the BBC on the hunt for a new timelord has been published in Doctor Who magazine,...

David Harewood Urges Fans To Become Organ Donors

Homeland star David Harewood is urging British fans to become organ donors after the death of a close friend.The British actor, who played Central Intelligence Agency (Cia) executive David Estes in the U.S. political thriller,...

David Harewood And Rupert Everett To Read At Literacy Festival

Homeland star David Harewood and actor Rupert Everett are to give readings at a literacy festival in their native U.K. to encourage more Londoners to pick up books.The British actors will take part in the...

David Harewood Weds In Barbados

Homeland star David Harewood wed his longtime partner in Barbados on Tuesday (26Feb13), according to U.K. reports.The British actor exchanged vows with his fiancee Kirsty Handy in front of their two children, Maize and Raven,...

One Direction Join Enough Food If Campaign

One Direction have joined a hunger campaign to help get food shared out to the poorest countries.The 'What Makes You Beautiful' hitmakers - Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik -...

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