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Steve Mcqueen Becomes Youngest Recipient Of Bfi Fellowship

Steve McQueen is to become the youngest director to receive the British Film Institute's highest honour, the BFI Fellowship. The 46-year-old is already the only person to have won both the best picture Oscar and...

Steve Mcqueen To Make History With Bfi Fellowship Award

The Oscar winner will be handed the BFI's highest honour in recognition of his contribution to cinema during the organisation's annual awards ceremony on 15 October (16). With the accolade, the 46-year-old...

Brad Pitt To Wave The Flag For Le Mans Race

Race officials have announced the movie star will be the honorary starter on 18 June (16). Pitt will become the first actor to wave the race's starting flag since French screen idol...

Steve Mcqueen: '2016 Oscars Are A Watershed Moment'

Since the nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards were announced earlier in January (16) there has been a growing swell of criticism about the lack of diversity among them. Stars including Jada Pinkett Smith, Will...

Steve Mcqueen's Motorcycle Sells For $95,000

The 1934 Indian Sport Scout 750cc bike was one of a collection of classic motorcycles available to buy at Bonhams' autumn sale in Stafford. The vintage bike, which was specifically restored for...

Judy Carne, British Actor Best Known As ‘Sock-it-to-me’ Girl, Dies Aged 78

Judy Carne, the actor best known for her role in Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, has died at the age of 78. Carne died at Northampton Hospital on Thursday (3rd September).Goldie Hawn (pictured above) mourned the...

Robert Vaughn Feared For His Life In Mexican Brothel

Robert Vaughn ran for his life after failing to pay the bill in a Mexican brothel.The 82-year-old actor and his close friend, Hollywood legend Steve McQueen, were set upon by the brothel's bouncers when they...

Steve Mcqueen's Porsche Sells For $2 Million

MCQueen's 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo, which was reportedly the last new car the actor bought before his death in 1980, went under the hammer at the Mecum Auctions sale in Monterey, California and...

Kanye West: I'm A Bad Celebrity

Kanye West thinks he's a ''bad celebrity''.The 38-year-old rapper has joked he doesn't make a great star because of his unusual behaviour but believes his music makes up for it.He quipped: ''[I'm a] bad celebrity,...

Kanye West And Steve Mcqueen's Film Collaboration To Have U.s. Debut

The Stronger hitmaker and the 12 Years a Slave director joined forces for a piece called All Day/I Feel Like That, which will run in a gallery for four days at the famed...

Lupita Nyong'o Leads Fight Against Elephant Poaching

Lupita Nyong'o is leading a campaign against elephant poaching.The Oscar-winning actress has returned to Kenya to become a global elephant ambassador for international conservation organisation WildAid, advocating against the slaughter of elephants for their valuable...

Channing Tatum Gave His Father A Cameo In One Of His Films

The Magic Mike star's parents are very supportive of his career, but his dad has an annoying knack of reminding his son he'll never be movie legend Steve MCQueen. He says, "(He'd...

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...

Lupita Nyong'o Expected Return To Normality After Oscars Win

Lupita Nyong'o expected her life to return to normality after winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2014.The 32-year-old actress, who starred as Patsey in the Steve McQueen-directed '12 Years a Slave', has revealed...

Steve Mcqueen Tried To Persuade Eastwood To Take Apocalypse Now Role

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Eastwood revealed MCQueen tried to convince him to take the lead role in the Francis Ford Coppola film, but the Dirty Harry star didn't fancy...

Kanye West Staging Four-night Paris Residency Filmed By Steve Mcqueen

Rapper Kanye West has recruited Oscar-winning 12 Years A Slave director Steve Mcqueen to film his newly-announced four-night residency in Paris, France.The Stronger hitmaker revealed on Friday (06Mar15) that he plans to hit the stage...

Sigourney Weaver Says Jennifer Lawrence Is 'Brilliant'

Sigourney Weaver thinks Jennifer Lawrence is ''brilliant''.The 65-year-old actress, who stars in new sci-fi film 'Chappie', has expressed her admiration for young film stars of today, many of whom live their lives under constant scrutiny....

Chris Pratt For Magnificent Seven?

Chris Pratt is in talks to star in 'Magnificent Seven'.The 35-year-old actor is in early talks with MGM about taking on a leading role in the upcoming Antoine Fuqua remake of the 1960 western directed...

Steve Mcqueen To Develop Widows Big Screen Adaptation

Filmmaker Steve Mcqueen is developing a big screen adaptation of cult British mini-series Widows.The 12 Years a Slave director will begin pre-production on the project by the end of the year (14), according to The...

Robert Downey, Jr. Developing Lost Steve Mcqueen Movie

Robert Downey, Jr. is developing a film based on a project late movie icon Steve Mcqueen wrote in the 1960s.A 1,700-page template for a movie titled Yucatan was discovered after MCQueen's death in 1980, and...

Steve Mcqueen To Make Paul Robeson Biopic - But Who Is Paul Robeson?

Steve McQueen, the Oscar-winning director of Hunger, Shame and 12 Years a Slave, has confirmed that his next project will be a biopic of the American actor, singer and activist Paul Robeson.Steve McQueen is to...

Steve Mcqueen Teaming With Harry Belafonte On Paul Robeson Biopic

Filmmaker Steve Mcqueen is teaming up with Harry Belafonte to produce a biopic about singer/actor Paul Robeson.The 12 Years a Slave director has dreamed of honouring the American Civil Rights activist with a big screen...

Steve Mcqueen Making Paul Robeson Biopic

Steve McQueen is working on a biopic about Paul Robeson.The American star rose to fame in the 1920s as a singer and actor, and soon became involved in the US Civil Rights movement and director...

Twiggy Rejected Steve Mcqueen

Twiggy turned down Steve McQueen.The 65-year-old former model - real name Lesley Hornby - recalled how she rejected the 'Great Escape' legend when he asked her to dance at a party held at the pop...

Michael Jackson Tops High Earning Dead Star List

Michael Jackson has topped a list of highest-earning dead celebrities for the second year in a row.The late 'Thriller' hitmaker - who died of acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - brought in an estimated...

Steve Mcqueen Tips Unknown Actor For Success In New Tv Drama

Filmmaker Steve Mcqueen has tipped an unknown actor for success after casting him as the lead in his new Tv drama Codes Of Conduct.American-born Devon Terrell, who was raised in Australia, will make his screen...

Steve Mcqueen, Harry Belafonte And Oprah Winfrey Honoured At Harvard University

Director Steve Mcqueen, veteran musician Harry Belafonte and Tv titan Oprah Winfrey were among those honoured at Harvard University for their contributions to African-American culture.Belafonte, Winfrey and 12 Years A Slave director MCQueen were feted...

Steve Mcqueen To Be Honoured By European Film Academy

British moviemaker Steve Mcqueen is to be honoured for his career achievements at the 2014 European Film Awards.The 12 Years A Slave director will receive the prestigious European Achievement in World Cinema prize at the...

Steve Mcqueen Downplays Significance Of Oscar Win

Steve McQueen says becoming the first black director to win a Best Picture Oscar was ''of no consequence'' to him.The '12 Years a Slave' director made the admission in an interview with BBC's 'Desert Island...

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