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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...

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...

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