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Chiwetel Ejiofor: 'Those Little Ketchup Bottles Are Hard To Open!'

The 38-year-old actor plays Terrell Tompkins in the film, which also stars Aaron Paul, Norman Reedus, Casey Affleck and Woody Harrelson among others. He had to work hard to get into muscular shape for the...

Kate Winslet: 'I Loved Going Back To Work After Bear's Birth'

Kate welcomed her third child Bear into the world in December 2013, her first with husband Ned Rocknroll. The British actress is barely away from a film set, so was gagging to get back to...

Kristen Wiig Shed Tears Over Matt Damon's Martian Role

The 45-year-old actor is in the running for a best actor Oscar thanks to his role as astronaut Mark Watney, who is stranded on Mars after his crew believe he died in a freak storm....

Chiwetel Ejiofor: 'I'd Hate To Have Benedict Cumberbatch's Kind Of Fame'

The British actors are currently filming Marvel movie Doctor Strange together and Chiwetel has witnessed firsthand how full-on the Sherlock star's fans can be. Benedict's supporters - nicknamed Cumberb**ches - are a far cry from...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Receive Career Honour At Bifas

The 12 Years A Slave star, who was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for the role last year (14), will be presented with the Richard Harris Award, named after the late...

Chiwetel Ejiofor's Name Helped Career

Chiwetel Ejiofor thinks his name has helped his career.The 38-year-old actor - whose was born in London to Nigerian parents - was advised to change his surname when he was first starting out to avoid...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Has Baby Names

Chiwetel Ejiofor knows what he wants to call his children.The '12 Years a Slave' actor - who is dating Sari Mercer - is very guarded about his personal life, including any plans to start a...

Chiwetel Ejiofor: I Want Michael Pena As Bond

Michael Pena should be the next James Bond, according to Chiwetel Ejiofor.The '12 Years a Slave' actor widened the the possible of list of contenders by throwing his 'The Martian' co-star's name into the hat...

Rachel Mcadams Confirms Her Casting In Marvel’S ‘Doctor Strange’

Rachel McAdams has joined the cast of Doctor Strange. The 36-year-old Canadian born actor, best known for her roles in The Notebook and True Detective, confirmed her casting whilst appearing at the Toronto International Film...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Splits From Girlfriend

Chiwetel Ejiofor has split from his girlfriend Sari Mercer. The '12 Years A Slave' actor and the Canadian model have reportedly called time on their relationship which came to a ''natural end''.A source told The...

Chiwetel Ejiofor And David Oyelowo To Be Honoured For Charity Work

The two stars, who both have Nigerian roots, are to be handed a Global Promise Award by bosses of The GEANCO Foundation, a non-profit organisation which helps provide healthcare and education to women...

Margot Robbie's Hairy Offer

Margot Robbie offered to shave her head for 'Z for Zachariah'.The Australian actress, who stars in the new sci-fi drama alongside Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor, admits she was eager to distance herself from her...

Z For Zachariah Pushed Robbie, Ejiofor And Pine As Actors

Margot Robbie's character thinks she's the only survivor until she meets Chiwetel Ejiofor's scientist. She says she was continually put into awkward positions during filming. "Just delving into it deeper," she says. "And I guess,...

Rachel Mcadams Doesn't Want To Be A Movie Star

Rachel McAdams never wanted to be a movie star.Despite one of the most in-demand names in Hollywood, the 36-year-old Canadian actress never had the ambition to be one of the leading names in the industry...

Rachel Mcadams Confirms Doctor Strange Talks Are Ongoing

Rachel McAdams has confirmed she is in talks to star in 'Doctor Strange'.The 36-year-old actress was reported to be the front runner to play the female lead in the Marvel movie opposite Benedict Cumberbatch, who...

Rachel Mcadams 'In Talks Over Doctor Strange Role'

Rachel McAdams is reportedly in talks to star in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'.The 36-year-old actress - whose previous credits include 'The Notebook' and 'Mean Girls' - is wanted to play the part of the female lead...

Arise Sir Kevin Spacey: Us Actor Receives Honorary Knighthood In Queen's Birthday Honours List

American Kevin Spacey has said he was "honoured and humbled by such recognition from the Queen”, after being included in this year’s birthday honours list. The actor has been given an honorary knighthood by the...

Van Morrison Awarded Honorary Knighthood

Van Morrison has been awarded an honorary knighthood by Britain's Queen Elizabeth.The 69-year-old singer-songwriter has been given one of the highest honours an individual in the UK can achieve, after being recognised in the Queen's...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Cast As Doctor Strange Villain - Report

Ejiofor will embrace his bad side to play Marvel villain Baron Mordo, opposite The Imitation Game star as the titular neurosurgeon-turned-sorcerer, reports Deadline.com. Another Brit, Tilda Swinton, was recently cast as The...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Star As Baron Mordo In Doctor Strange

Chiwetel Ejiofor will reportedly star as Baron Mordo in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'.The 37-year-old actor will appear opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the Scott Derrickson-directed movie, which is due out in November 2016.Although the character is typically...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play Baron Mordo In 'Doctor Strange'

Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor will play the sorcerous nobleman Baron Mordo in Marvel's Doctor Strange. The 37-year-old will line up against Benedict Cumberbatch's Doctor, while Tilda Swinton is reportedly in talks to play the Ancient...

Tinie Tempah Wants To Star In Movies

Tinie Tempah has his sights set on acting in films.The 26-year-old rapper - whose last single 'Lover Not A Fighter' failed to reach the UK Top 10 - has revealed that he's keen to train...

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...

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